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strawberry tart

Super-Easy Strawberry Tart Recipe

It’s June, and if you’re not eating strawberries… you must be living in the frozen tundra somewhere. Seriously, June is the month of summer and strawberries… and strawberry tarts are among this month’s most iconic foods. Do you need a better reason to make a strawberry tart? We’ve got you covered, with a super-easy strawberry […]

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Looking for a vegan and gluten free chocolate cake that everyone can love? Look no further than this Moist Chocolate Cake  from Jill Nussinow’s new cookbook Vegan Under Pressure. (Wait – pressure?!?! That’s right – it’s made in a pressure cooker!) We know that’s a lot of information to process in just a few sentences. […]

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springerle

Lemon-Honey Springerle Cookies for Springtime

Springerle: It’s such a spring-y name for what’s traditionally a winter cookie. But we can still make them in springtime, right? (Spoiler alert: Yes, of course.) Springerle cookies are a type of German biscuit-style cookie that are traditionally embossed with an intricate print. They’re usually made at Christmastime, with Christmas-themed designs. We got inspired by […]

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rhubarb cake

Rhubarb Cake, Three Ways

  Now that we’ve had a chance to talk about rhubarb, let’s look at one of the most delicious things you can do with it: Make a rhubarb cake. One of our favorite cakes ever, of course, is Mom’s rhubarb küchen, which is a German fruit cake. Basically, you make a crust, top it with […]

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rhubarb

Rhubarb 101 and Basic Rhubarb Sauce

What the heck is rhubarb? And how/why/with what does one eat it? You’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers, after having spent a childhood practically immersed in rhubarb (OK, not literally). We also just received a beautiful gift of rhubarb from our friends at Melissa’s Produce, so we can’t wait to talk about rhubarb and […]

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apple pumpkin cake

Apple Spice Cake with Pumpkin Frosting

Sometimes your kids have great ideas, without you even realizing. That’s basically the story behind this Apple Spice Cake with Pumpkin Frosting. Long story short: Kid came up with the idea; described it to me; I told him it didn’t sound like it would work; he wanted to make it anyway… it turned out great. […]

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