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Swedish Visiting Cake

I miss this cake so much. It was gone all too soon if you ask me. Devoured on a rainy morning last week by my family, as fascinated as I was at how deceptively plain it looked. 585 more words

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Ricotta-Herb Dip


After a flurry of summer travel, I came home to an herb garden that more closely resembled a jungle. Thyme cascaded over the edge of the bed, my oregano looked like a small shrub, and basil was everywhere. 624 more words

Food

Jamming with jam: Forget toast — top chefs offer tips for using fruit spreads in marinades, seafood sauces and vinaigrettes

It was probably 15 years ago that I discovered the magic that is a nearly empty jar of jam.

Until then, I’d always hated those sticky knuckle moments of scraping the slimy dregs of the jar, hoping I had enough to add that sweet balance so needed by the otherwise leaden smear of peanut butter on my bread. 780 more words

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Top chefs weigh in with savoury ways for using your favourite fruit spreads

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It was probably 15 years ago that I discovered the magic that is a nearly empty jar of jam.

Until then, I’d always hated those sticky knuckle moments of scraping the slimy dregs of the jar, hoping I had enough to add that sweet balance so needed by the otherwise leaden smear of peanut butter on my bread. 963 more words

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Noir Tart

I like the idea of a tart – crispy, buttery base that holds itself long enough to support the filling and then surrenders once you take a greedy bite;  the filling that’s silky, smooth and preferably adorned with berries. 539 more words

Chocolate

Boca Negra without alcohol (adapted from Dorie Greenspan)

Image: “boca negra” by Stephanie, awhiskandaspoon.com

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate (I used Ghirardelli’s 60% Cacao Bittersweet baking bars, they have a nice rich flavor without any fruity or acidic notes, are easy to find, and not crazy expensive.)
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