Fresh Strawberry Tart

Fresh Strawberry Tart

This week’s selection came from Marie at A Year in Oak Cottage, and it was a perfect pick to top off four days of 90-degree plus weather. Nothing screams...

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New York-Style Crumb Cake

New York-Style Crumb Cake

Entenmann’s has nothing on Cook’s Illustrated! I was watching some recorded episodes of America’s Test Kitchen and saw this incredible crumb cake being made. Crumb cake has been on...

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French Chocolate Brownies

French Chocolate Brownies

*Note to self: Let brownies cool before taking pictures, they would look less messy! Wow. Just wow. With all due respect to Ina’s Outrageous Brownies, these French Chocolate Brownies...

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Herbed-Baked Eggs

Herbed-Baked Eggs

Yes, yes, I have joined yet another baking group. This one, Barefoot Bloggers, was started by Tara of Smells Like Home, and is devoted to cooking/baking Ina Garten recipes...

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes

My search for the perfect from-scratch pancake has eluded me for some time. Some of the recipes have been way too loaded with butter, and others have resulted in...

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Instant Pancake Mix for Buttermilk Pancakes

Instant Pancake Mix for Buttermilk Pancakes

My search for the perfect from-scratch pancake has eluded me for some time. Some of the recipes have been way too loaded with butter, and others have resulted in...

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Lighter Chicken Parmesan

Lighter Chicken Parmesan

Not too long ago, after I fell in love with Cook’s Illustrated magazine, I began recording the America’s Test Kitchen show on PBS. I have really enjoyed watching many...

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