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Savory Cheese Cookies

When I attend parties, especially in the autumn and winter, I’m always drawn to the fresh from the oven appetizers. You too? Sure, the cheese,

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Luscious Gianduja Squares

 Carole Bloom has graciously shared a toothsome recipe from her new book, Intensely Chocolate (Wiley, 2010), which not only is delicious, but is also an

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Apple Fritters

    It’s apple season again. Makes me think of returning to school with the ubiquitous apple in my lunch box. How about you?  

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Fresh Berry Shortcakes

Several years ago I had a terrific recipe for shortcake biscuits. Naturally, I lost it. I didn’t know this, of course, when I decided that

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Causa a la Limena

If you enjoy good food and love to cook or bake, you’ll understand how excited I get when I discover a must-make recipe, sample a

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Tahini Cookies

It’s fun to watch trends come and go and when a particular trend reappears, the recipes using the current ingredient are often uniquely different. For

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Real Vanilla Eton Mess

In 2014 I was a featured speaker at England’s first national “Real Vanilla Day.”  Inspired and hosted by Janet Sawyer, owner and CEO of Little

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