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Juicy plum pie, minus the fuss.
It's buttery and full of whiskey - the best Butterscotch Pudding, ever.
Bourbon pecan bars. Did I mention BOURBON?
Brussels sprouts with caraway seeds, a super-easy Thanksgiving side.
Concord grapes are sweet and concentrated in this fall focaccia.
Too hot too cook? Here's a perfect salad that requires absolutely no heavy-lifting.
Two easy spring bruschetta recipes: one with peas and feta, one with cherry tomatoes and pecorino. Simple and delicious.
Linzertorte: an absolute classic dessert. You'll wish you had the recipe sooner!
A recipe for hearty struan bread: slightly sweet, wholesome, and makes a perfect slice of toast.
Spring calls for vegetables prepared as simply as possible -- see how to get the most out of fresh asparagus and peas.
Down and dirty pasta e cecci, the easiest and most flavorful weeknight dinner you can imagine.
Goat cheese caramel cheesecake -- so, so good.
Andalusian Gazpacho: fresh ingredients, bold flavors, ready in ten minutes, no cooking necessary: the perfect summer soup.
Feta Phyllo Torte -- salty, crisp, caramelized all over, and sweet from honey drizzled overtop; perhaps the best meatless entree I've ever made.
Linguini with artichokes and sweet, sweet peas from the farmers' market -- the perfect Summer dinner.
Cherry Almond Biscotti: easy, super-crunchy, delicious as dessert or an afternoon snack.
Linguini simply prepared with Spring's first ramps.
The most perfect pound cake recipe, with olive oil instead of butter. Doll it up as you wish -- I added candied kumquats.
Hazelnut brown butter cake with chocolate ganache. Need I say more?
Labneh (yogurt cheese), Muhammara (red pepper spread), Hummus, and fresh laffa bread: the makings of a wonderful Middle Eastern lunch.
Hamantaschen: triangle-shaped cookies filled with anything, made on the Jewish Holiday of Purim. Great recipe included!
Chocolate macarons -- Paris' most delightful and difficult-to-make delicacy, and I made them!
Puff pastry tart with zucchini, ricotta, pecorino romano, olives, and mint.
Easy lunch salad of roasted yams, chickpeas and zucchini with tahini lemon dressing.
Eggplant caponata, laced with capers, raisins, cinnamon and other spices -- wonderful as a dip on crackers, or mixed into pasta.
pear chips sprinkled with a mysteriously sweet-spicy combination of cinnamon, sugar, ginger, and cocoa. easy and tasty!
French toast stuffed with creamy apricot filling: the perfect crowd pleaser for New Years Day brunch!
Steelcut Oatmeal with Peach Compote -- so luxurious, no one will guess it was this quick and easy.
Want French Toast but too lazy to slave over the stove? French Toast Casserole is the perfect compromise. Complete with a crispy, buttery, cinnamon-sugar topping.
mini cherry tea cakes contain a whole cherry -- stem, pit, and all. very tasty...but be careful!
Cordon Rose Banana Cake with quick caramel frosting: a lovely, rich, light alternative to banana bread.
sticky, gooey cinnamon buns -- does it get any better than this?
farmers' market yogurt with blueberries and chestnut honey -- oh yes.
Buttermilk-Cucumber "Gazpacho" with all the fix-ins -- don't let the buttermilk scare you; it's delicious!