May 2012

Strawberry Meyer Lemon Cream Pie & and invite to join me for the DIY Dessert at 18 Reasons for pie!

May 31, 2012
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Spring is nearly over and summer is right around the corner. Summer in my household is clearly delineated when AJ gives his final exams, turns in his grades and then takes a week off to bike down to LA for the AIDS Lifecycle (please go and donate to this awesome cause. My man is biking […]

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Late Spring (almost Summer) Fruit Nutty Crumble, Gluten Free

May 28, 2012
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It is a constant struggle for me to use up the produce and perishable goods in my fridge and counter before they give up the ghost and end up in the compost bin. I loathe to throw anything food related away (ask AJ – it’s the most frustrating thing for him) but that was how […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Lime Pie with Toasted Coconut Meringue and a trip to Driscoll’s Berry Farms and Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival

May 21, 2012
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I’m always thrilled whenever I have a chance to learn a bit more about where my food comes from. So when Driscoll’s berries invited me (along with a number of other food bloggers) to visit their berry farms and learn more about what they do, I immediately said yes. Of course, as a bonus, they […]

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Bergamot Orange & Thyme Semolina Olive Oil Cake with Honey Vodka Glaze & Inn at Cedar Falls

May 14, 2012
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I had been in Ohio for a couple of days and I was already impressed with Amish Country. We had stayed at the charming Inn at Honey Run as well visited a small Amish bakery called Miller’s Bakery. We took off from the bakery for the next inn, the alluringly named Inn at Cedar Falls after […]

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White and Dark Chocolate Blood Orange Cookies & Same Sex Marriage

May 10, 2012
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I had another post ready for today. Or, more truthfully, I had written part of one that I eventually abandoned because things have shifted in the past few days in ways that made me realize I needed to write about something different. Part of it was the death of Maurice Sendak, someone who I always […]

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Southern Comfort Pear Almond Frangipane Pie

May 7, 2012
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Remember a few posts ago, when I talked about the Pie and Pie party that I had at my friend Rita and Damon’s place? Well, technically the party should have been called Pies and Pies because both AJ and I made more than one pie. In fact, AJ made six (or was it seven?) pizzas […]

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