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Peach Crumble Coffee Cake

I’ve been buying the $10 bag of peaches at the farmers’ market lately, partly because they look so good and partly because I’m making a lot of peach-inspired dishes. I decided to make this peach crumble coffee cake for a … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Waffles with Blackberries

I’ve been cooking with buckwheat a lot lately, partly because I have a big bag of it that I need to use up, and partly because it’s really good. Buckwheat isn’t like traditional flour. It’s made from grain-like seeds, which … Continue reading

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Anti-V Day Grapefruit Thyme Shortbread Cookies

I hate Valentine’s Day. It’s a phony holiday. I sound like Holden Caulfield writing a short story about Valentine’s Day, but that’s okay. I stand by my opinion. No one gets off work. Everyone scrambles to get a dinner reservation … Continue reading

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Alison Roman’s Salted Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Whenever something starts becoming “trendy,” I get a sick feeling in my stomach. Call me a contrarian, or just someone who doesn’t like trends, but a bunch of people doing the same thing makes me very uncomfortable. A few weeks … Continue reading

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Bastille Day and Banana-Nutella Crepes

Happy Bastille Day! For those of you who are unfamiliar with Bastille Day, it’s basically the French equivalent of our Fourth of July.  It commemorates the day (the 14th of July) when unhappy French peasants stormed the Bastille (a French … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcakes

I have always loved strawberry shortcake.  When I was little, my parents, siblings and I would drive to Belleville, Illinois to Eckert’s Farm and Country Store.  We would go during the Fall to pick apples, and sometimes we would even … Continue reading

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New York Times Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe is something of a celebrity on food blogs.  I don’t remember where I first came across it, but now, everywhere I look, it seems to appear; Most recently, it appeared on Pinterest, and one look at the description … Continue reading

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