Mascarpone Cardamom Crisps: Christmas Cookie Crunch Time

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Cardamom-kissed sugar flavors these mascarpone crisp cookie curls. Fragrant and reminiscent of both pastry and shortbread, these are a delightful addition to dessert served alongside a cup of coffee or tea.Thursday night I tucked my son in after explaining the virtues of gift-giving, teachers’ gifts for the last day of school before break slid into […]

Eggnog Coconut Macaroons: The Macaroon Bible

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This coconut macaroon recipe is spiced with bourbon and nutmeg for an eggnog cookie treat just right for the holiday season. It starts just as the sun is tucking itself away, the snow falling as the light dims and turns grey. Then darkness settles in, soaking the color from the once vibrant landscape. The heavy […]

Spiced Pumpkin Butter Bars with Pecans

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Velvety pumpkin butter with pumpkin pie spices is baked between layers of oats and flour and topped with toasty pecans in this quick and simple bar dessert recipe. After much hemming and hawing, I finally made pumpkin butter. I’m not sure what I was expecting to find at the end of a long simmer, but […]

Peach Bourbon Pie with a Bacon Brown Sugar Crumble

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Velvety peaches in a bourbon-spiked caramel-like sauce fill a crisp pie crust and get topped with a smokey bacon crumble in this recipe for homemade summer pie. I have mentioned before that August is where I would live forever if we could stop time and continue repeating just one month of the calendar year. The […]

Peach Sorbet Bellini and Spritzer

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Silky smooth peach sorbet bobs lightly in their bubbly bath in this frozen take on bellini. Serve this easy recipe with a spicy ginger ale or sparkling juice for a virgin take on this classic cocktail. Peaches announce their presence with sweet scented air, enticing you with their velvety soft surface that promises bright juicy […]

Strawberry Green Tea Pops: Mighty Leaf

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A refreshing ice pop recipe that combines your favorite berries (these were strawberry) and green iced tea to form a quintessential summer treat. 10 Quick and Dirty Summer Facts Every spring I plant my garden with the greatest of intentions. I plan and plot, and I care for each plant as if they were a […]

Honey Whole Wheat Hummingbird Cake: Last-Minute Entertaining {Eat Well, Spend Less}

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Classic hummingbird cake made with whole wheat flour and sweetened with honey is a quick and easy dessert to whip up for last-minute entertaining this summer. Friday started out slowly with sunshine streaming in through the curtains. Morning light has this effervescent quality and slight bluish undertones that can make everything seem peaceful. It rests […]