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PANTRY, RECIPE BOX

Saucing the brightest berry

For those of you who love cranberry sauce and have never made it, I have one question: WHY? Are you so attached to the geometric uniformity of that jellied cylinder that plops out of an Ocean Spray can that you would deny yourself the sensory bonanza of making the sauce […]

BOOKSHELF, RECIPE BOX

Making a name – with a scone

Long before “blog” was a term or even yet a twinkle in some bright penny’s eye, the name for my blog materialized. It was the early ‘90s, and through what I could have looked at as divine timing but instead considered professional misfortune, I was in a position where I […]

PANTRY, RECIPE BOX

Beginning with a Birthday Cake

Here’s to birthdays and other beginnings. The birth of this blog happens to coincide with the blogger’s birthday. How else, then, to begin than with a birthday cake? Last year, I was shamed out of making my own birthday cake. It had never occurred to me that this was such […]