Strawberries in Pinot Noir

Early strawberries are improved by this method and in-season dead-ripe strawberries become ambrosial. You also get your dessert and after-dinner wine in one dish. Local Pinot Noir pairs very well with strawberries, but you can also successfully substitute other types of red wine. Choose a wine that you enjoy drinking. The wine is not cooked,

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Walnut Caramel Cake

This simple cake is elevated by a delicious caramel sauce. You can make the sauce ahead of time and keep in a jar in the refrigerator for several days, then reheat before pouring over the cake when it comes out of the oven. Makes 8 servings 1⁄4 cup unsalted butter (1⁄2 stick) 1 cups unbleached

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Peach Cobbler

A seasonal peach cobbler to make when the markets are full of stone fruit. You can add yellow raspberries or try substituting nectarines and other stone fruits. Makes 8 servings Cobbler Crust 1 1⁄4 cups organic all-purpose flour 1⁄3 cup organic granulated sugar 1⁄4 teaspoon salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold 1 egg yolk 1

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Lemon-Lime Quatre-Quart (Pound Cake)

Quatre-quart means four parts in French. It is a term that applies to most pound cakes, because the amounts of the four main ingredients are in equal proportion. Makes 8–10 servings 8 ounces butter (2 sticks), cut into small pieces 8 ounces (1 cup plus 2 tablespoons) sugar 8 ounces (11⁄2 cups plus 2 tablespoons)

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June 18. 2012 | By Pascale Beale | 0 comments



Blueberry Coconut Pancakes

Makes eight 6-inch pancakes 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 cups whole milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons of coconut oil* or butter, melted Butter 2 cups blueberries Shredded coconut (optional garnish) Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. You can do

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March 31. 2012 | By | 0 comments



Pumpkin Date Ice Cream

This recipe was inspired by two recipes in David Lebovitz’s The Perfect Scoop (the Date, Rum and Pecan Ice Cream and the Sweet Potato Ice Cream with Maple-Glazed Pecans). Makes about one quart 12 Medjool dates (about 4 ounces), finely chopped 1⁄4 cup brandy or cognac 1⁄2 small sugar pumpkin, or Kabocha squash cut in

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