Pear and Fig Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey

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A recipe for a pear and fig tarts with a creamy honey and goat cheese cheesecake bed, topped with the last of summer’s rosemary. Each weekend we pull up and pile out, four kids, two adults. There’s a gentle roar that accompanies the crowded space, people’s voices as they wander through the aisles, a harmonica […]

Avocado Caprese Salad: The Reset Button

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Don’t miss this summer recipe for an updated take on the traditional caprese salad with ripe avocado, shallots, and a hint of lemon to play nicely with the fresh basil, summer tomatoes, and fresh mozzarella. I am in need of a reset button. A small black button, no cautionary signs or flashing lights warning you […]

Marzipan Raspberry Swirl Gelato: A Taste of Italy

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Get the recipe for this creamy marzipan gelato with a fresh raspberry sauce swirl. The almond and raspberry complement the rich, frozen dessert and take you straight to the streets of Italy. I’m sitting here with a fan blowing hot, humid air on me. It is slightly better than the alternative – still air that […]

Thyme Roasted Radishes with Champagne Honey Vinaigrette

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A recipe for roasted radishes with fresh thyme and parsley and a simple dressing of champagne vinegar and raw honey for a scintillating summer side. I want summer to feel a certain way. This way involves warm breezes that blow through my house, my kids playing contentedly outside together, plenty of time for bike rides […]

Summer Garden Green Bean Salad with Honey Vinaigrette and Goat Cheese Crostini

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A salad recipe of garden-grown green beans, crisp radishes, and heirloom tomatoes is tossed with a light honey-sweetened vinaigrette and feta. Goat cheese crostini provide a crouton-like crunch on the side. My daughter runs through damp grass dotted with white clover. Her sallow hair trails behind her in a mess of swimming-induced tangles. Beach waves, […]

Sweet and Spicy Honey Tomato Jam: Ball Canning and Food in Jars Giveaway

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A sticky tomato jam recipe, equal parts honey-sweetened and pepper-spiced for a bit of kick. The word bustling doesn’t accurately describe the state of the farmers markets this time of year. As soon as the blushing apples and ginger-kissed pumpkins start appearing on the tables of the individual stalls the energy level in the already […]

Buckwheat Groat {Kasha} Dumplings with Peach Coulis and Strawberry Sauce

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Naturally gluten-free buckwheat groats become kasha dumplings browned in butter or boiled, then served with a honey-sweetened peach coulis and strawberry sauce for an easy breakfast for school mornings. This post is not about back-to-school lunches. This post is about the back-to-school breakfast. I’ve mentioned before that while I adore breakfast food, I am not […]