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Mince Fruit Pie - like mincemeat, but there's no meat in there.

Mince Fruit Pie

Just in time for the holidays, we’ve got some Mince Fruit Pie for you. Notice that there’s no “meat” in thie pie; just pure delicious fruit. We made this pie for a recent Food Bloggers Los Angeles meeting and it was a hit. But as we served it we learned something funny – apparently everyone […]

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summer mince pie

Summer Garden Mince Pie

We try to mix it up around here and write about different foods every week… but something strange happened on the way to this week’s post. We got so caught up in making celery desserts that we couldn’t resist experimenting with one last pie… and it was so good we just have to tell you […]

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Cherry-Rosemary Ice Cream with OXO

Summer and ice cream go hand in hand, which is why once school gets out, we break out our trusty ice cream maker. This year we got an extra burst of inspiration from our friends at OXO, the kitchen and household tool designers, who offered us a chance to test-drive their newest ice-cream-related gadgets. Since […]

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Cherry Picking for Kids

Of all of the many, many fruits that we love in the summertime, it’s hard to find one that’s universally more satisfying that a cherry. It’s a one-bite wonder: self-contained, juicy, sweet, easy to pack, and a treat to eat. That’s probably the reason why the California Cherry Board calls May 20 through June 30 […]

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Summer Fruit Tools

Summer is finally here, which means at least two things in our house: The fridge is full of fruit, and there’s a heck of a lot of prep work to be done. Fortunately, the kids are off from school and there’s plenty of free labor available. (What? You kids thought you were going to laze […]

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Kids’ Books About Food

When we learned of the passing of Maurice Sendak this week, we were immediately transported back to a simpler time when chicken soup was always best when served once…and then twice. Ahh…There’s nothing like a good book about food to inspire your kid to eat a healthy meal (or try a new food). Aside from […]

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