Spring

Easter Egg Cookies with Royal Icing

by Sara on April 18, 2011

easter egg sugar cookies with royal icing

When my brother and I were kids, we went through a phase where every night, we retreated to the basement to work on our paintings. Were we blessed with artistic talent? Well, no. We worked on paint-by-number pictures. Before you laugh, allow me to explain why I’m telling this story now. Friday night, during my [...]

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Goat Cheese Pasta with Asparagus

by Sara on April 11, 2011

Goat Cheese Pasta with Asparagus

If you need a recipe for a fast dinner, look no further. I intended to make this dish for dinner yesterday, but in my pre-severe weather ultra-preparedness, I decided to make it for lunch on the off chance I might not have power last night. Why did I go to such extremes? Well, my city [...]

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raspberry napoleon

I’ve wanted to make a napoleon for a few years now. What took me so long? Well, I had always imagined I would make my own puff pastry before doing so, but the opportunity never really presented itself. However, recently I happened to have an extra sheet of thawed puff pastry after making some pot [...]

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Blueberry Bundt Cake

by Sara on March 24, 2011

dusted with confectioners

I have to admit, pretty much the only reason I made this cake was to try out a new bundt pan. I also made this cake on a whim one morning, when I wanted something sweet for breakfast but didn’t want to leave the house to obtain it elsewhere. I mostly had the ingredients I [...]

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