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Apple Roses

Apple Roses for ‘The Little Prince’

Whether or not you’ve read the beloved children’s classic “The Little Prince,” the movie version coming on August 5 from Netflix is one you simply cannot miss. Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s book is simple, touching, and eloquent… and the movie manages to capture all of that while wrapping it into a present-day story. Directed by Academy […]

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Dragon Fruit Dessert

Colorful Dragon Fruit Dessert

The dragon fruit, in case you haven’t ever sliced into one, is a real show-stopper. Once it flashes its deep magenta flesh, the other fruits might as well give up. The intense purple coloring has that “I can’t believe there’s no filter” quality to it – and there’s a little part of your brain that […]

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quince tart

Quince Tart for #CutcoFallHarvest

Have you ever tried a quince? This round yellow pear-like fall fruit has a wonderful and delicate flavor, but if you try to cut into it or eat it in its raw state you’ll notice that it’s a little bit…woody. Maybe chalky. Either way, not the tastiest fruit you’ll ever eat off the tree. Happily, […]

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mini rhubarb kuchens

Mini Rhubarb Kuchens

Did you ever have that moment as a kid, when you suddenly realize that a food that you assume everyone eats is something that is particular to your family? I had that moment with rhubarb kuchen. As I recall, I was with friends talking about our favorite desserts that we would choose for our birthdays, […]

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brownies and beets

Blackberry Beet Brownies

I’m just going to come out and say it – These Blackberry Beet Brownies are among the best brownies I’ve ever had. (At the very least, they’re right up there with the Kale Brownies and the Lentil Brownies.) But I want to make one other thing clear: I don’t seek out ways to hide vegetables […]

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blueberry smore closeup

Blueberry-Banana Gingersnap S’Mores

Want to put a little “pop” into your holiday baking? Instead of traditional reds or greens, go for blue…as in blueberries.   Even though we generally associate fresh blueberries with the summertime, you can actually find them year-round in the supermarket. From April through October, they’re grown in North America, and from November to March […]

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