Entries Tagged as 'baking'

rosemary madeleines

March 10th, 2010 · 3,073 Comments

i’ve not been able to get into inner workings of my blog for awhile now. i’ve been somehow mysteriously locked out of wordpress and it’s been - well kind of bizarre. but i am temporarily ‘in’ so i thought at the very least i could give you these small and dainty sponge cakes that i […]

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zucchini olive oil cake with lemon crunch glaze

September 6th, 2009 · 229 Comments

gina depalma would’ve been proud of my rendition. especially after my last fiasco. and mario batali would have happily served this at babbo with a scoop of their mascarpone gelato… this cake was decided upon for a few reasons. but mainly it was the result of a "compromise". you see, the 13 year old, wanted […]

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Tags: baking · dessert · vegetables


August 24th, 2009 · 1,360 Comments

t a sampling of some fresh picked wine berries, huckleberries and wild blackberries - a gift from my friend jack on my birthday last month it’s not that i’m not cooking. because i am. there are gatherings of friends and just plain hungriness resulting in well, dinner. i even sometimes whip out the nikon and snap […]

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Tags: baking · beans · corn · dessert · eggs · farro · fruit · lamb · pizza · salad · tomatoes · travel

spaghetti with burrata and other good things

June 26th, 2009 · 902 Comments

ok. this was good. as in very good. as in i won’t go all yoplait ad on you, but this was another definite do-over. and the sooner the better. i take very little credit as this plate of pasta was nothing more than a blend of: the latest post from rachel eats‘ blog, along with […]

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Tags: baking · beans · cheese · dessert · fish · pasta · tomatoes · travel

dear gina depalma, i’m so sorry…

April 11th, 2009 · 27 Comments

dear gina, i’m so sorry. really i am. and even worse, i am terribly ashamed. you see, about two weeks ago i ran across this beautiful recipe for your torta di mandorla and decided to bake one for my guy. it was a late sunday morning, i had all the ingredients in the house - […]

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January 4th, 2009 · 769 Comments

merle, my loved and adored burmese kitty: february 1, 1994 - december 25, 2008 happy new year. it’s been so seemingly long now since i’ve written that i barely know where to begin except to say that i’ve thought of you. often. like every time i cooked or ate i’d think - i’m a food blogger and […]

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Tags: asian · baking · beans · chicken · fish · vegetables


December 13th, 2008 · 34 Comments

may i present to you, my favorite cookie in the world. the biscotto. (thunderous applause from the blogosphere) ok, so maybe they’re not typically pretty. no icing or sparkles, sprinkles, jam or chocolate. just a rustic beige looking baked good that i’d take over just about any cookie ever. except perhaps a black and white, […]

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