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Cherry “Clafou-tea”

If there’s one thing I can count on being in my fridge all summer long, it’s a big bag of cherries. As soon as they become available at our local supermarket, we snatch them up weekly. 465 more words

Cooking With Tea Recipes

Very Berry Clafouti

Clafouti: noun, plural clafoutis   a tart made of fruit, especially cherries, baked in a thick, sweet batter.

My mother gave me this berry clafouti recipe about twenty five years ago after I had been out picking blueberries with my boys while visiting her in Rhode Island. 824 more words


The easiest French dessert you will ever make

Right now I am so excited because on Thursday I leave for Atlanta for the Haven Conference, a lifestyle blogger conference.  I’ve been wanting to go to blogger meeting for a few years, but the timing wasn’t right.   579 more words


Summer of the Play

Since we’ve been in Crystal Lake (it was two years last month), I’ve nicknamed our summers. Our first summer was The Summer of the Move… 630 more words

God Of Carnage

A French dessert timeout for foodies: mouthwatering clafouti

Llight and custardy, made with cherries (traditionally), figs, raspberries, apples, pears, or blueberries soaked in cognac, put this on your summer menu.  Here’s a Julia Child recipe or, if you’re too lazy to make it, fly to Paris and go directly to one of the addresses below for a genuine sample. 269 more words

Paris Tips

A Tree Grows in Philly

It’s not a giant tree.

I think, actually, it’s a “semi-dwarf” tree.

But now, in its seventh full year in soil, it’s cranking out quarts and quarts and quarts of sweet, plump cherries faster than we can pick and eat and process them. 696 more words

Ate It Up

Black and blue berry nice summer tart recipe with a hint of mint!

My apologies but I couldn’t resist the pun on words.  It’s such a berry very nice tart.  Neither can I resist the tart itself, recommended by Kate of Cornwall who regularly and impressively makes cakes from this blog and many other sources.  786 more words