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Rosemary Almond Hamantaschen… filled with ice cream!

When I started daydreaming about creative twists for traditional hamantaschen, playing with the dough came first. Raspberry jam filling had always been my favorite (albeit not quite conventional), and I couldn’t really imagine anything better. So I created a dough … Continue reading

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Almond Butter, Peanut Butter: Two Tiny, Tasty Cookies

I know, I know: peanut butter cookies are nothing new.  But they’re my husband’s favorite, and to tell you the truth, I’ve never really been satisfied with the recipes I’ve found for them.  Everyone has their own preference — and … Continue reading

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Sentimental Cereal: Easy Almond Bars

I found out this week that my Grandma’s house has been sold.  It’s a strange sense of relief to see it go, and as my sister puts it, I hope the new owners end up with memories as sweet as … Continue reading

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From Market to Skillet: The Lure of Cherries

When I went to my local farmers market the other day, I fell into a familiar rapture.  Enjoying the late-day sun and the soft breeze from the bay, I strolled around soaking up the lively chatter, vivid colors, and the … Continue reading

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