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Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries & Nectarines

This Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries & Nectarines, from Good Housekeeping, might just be my new favorite sweet treat. Full disclosure: My kids did not appreciate the texture, even though I kept telling them it was like a crepe in pudding form. Whatever, more…

August 10, 2023
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Blueberry, Raspberry, and Lemon Loaf

This Blueberry, Raspberry, and Lemon Loaf, from AllRecipes, is a nice and simple cake that can be served any time of day! A brunch side, a cheeky breakfast, an afternoon snack, dessert–SURE! Why not. Rating: A How to make it an A+: This is…

July 9, 2023
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Matcha-Almond Croissants

Aren’t these Matcha-Almond Croissants pretty? This Food Network Magazine recipe was great for a cheeky breakfast, but also to wow a brunch, alongside an afternoon coffee, or anytime, really! Rating: A How to make it an A+: I don’t actually need the matcha in…

June 22, 2023
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Broccoli, Gorgonzola & Pine Nut Tart

It’s been a minute since I made a Waitrose recipe! Consistently good, their Broccoli, Gorgonzola & Pine Nut Tart is no exception! Details below. Rating: A How to make it an A+: I didn’t love the 2cm chunks of gorgonzola. I’d prefer it just…

March 6, 2022
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Apple Fritter Bread

Apple season is in full swing over here! We are baking up a storm with all the apples we brought home from the orchard. While this Apple Fritter Bread, from Better Homes & Gardens, doesn’t use up many, it’s still a great treat to…

October 17, 2021
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Sweet Corn and Thyme Cornbread Cake

Love a breakfast cake you can just have kicking around the house all weekend! This Sweet Corn and Thyme Cornbread Cake from AllRecipes magazine, hit the notes of summer with fresh corn, thyme, and some sweet lemon curd! Delish! Rating: A How to make…

September 3, 2021
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Chocolate-Cherry Muffins

I just love a feel-good breakfast! These Chocolate-Cherry Muffins are packed with a ton of good stuff and minimal sugar, making them a healthy breakfast that can get your through the whole morning! Perfect for an afternoon snack, too! Rating: A How to make…

August 14, 2021
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Double-Crusted Jam Tart

Oh, WOW! This Double-Crusted Jam Tart from Martha Stewart is really the over-sized, grown up Pop-Tart of your DREAMS! It’s incredible. The crust is identical, and the jam filling and icing, well, it’s BETTER! Check out this recipe and my thoughts on the jam…

July 24, 2021
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Fresh-and-Dried Peach Jam

Jam is a staple in my house! Mainly for my yogurt bowls. A dollop on top of yogurt, granola, frozen cherries, and nut butter is one of my favorite sweet treats! But jam anywhere is a good time! On a cheese board, on toast,…

July 19, 2021
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Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021