Category Archives: desserts

The Great Gatsby and Peach Cobbler: Two American Classics

Stay with me, please,  for a minute here while I rant go on a long and winding tangent about cobbler. I wrote in my last and panicky post about not having taken full advantage, yet, of the diminishing bounty of … Continue reading

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Maple Blueberry Smoothie

Have you noticed that smoothies have been making a huge comeback lately?  Everyone from  Gwyneth to Bon Appétit magazine has been extolling the virtues of this ever popular blended beverage, combining ingredients such as chocolate and avocado or parsley and banana.  While those are … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread with Crystallized Ginger

I’ve got the post-Thanksgiving blues.  Now that another one has come and gone, I can safely declare that after 14 years (14!) of going up north, to the ever-welcoming and Christmas-cozy home of Aunt B and Uncle G,  it’s easily my favorite holiday (followed … Continue reading

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Apple and Pear Ginger Cookie Crumble

Pommes Croustillantes. Crunchy Apples.  This recipe has been vexing me for the last month.  Really driving me crazy.  It’s been sitting in my recipe file at work for years.  My students make it all the time and it never disappoints.  It’s so easy. Anyone … Continue reading

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