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Green Artichoke Cake

I started daydreaming of artichoke-laden desserts around the same time that I discovered Pablo Neruda’s fabulous poem Ode to the Artichoke: “…For the final act, we reveal its deliciousness, plucking it leaf by leaf, and devour the peaceable dough that … Continue reading

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A Blank Canvas: Fantastic White Cake

My favorite baby in town is turning one this month, and I will have the honor of making his first birthday cake.  (Yes, I volunteered.)  Knowing how much I enjoy experimenting with desserts, his dear parents asked if I’d be … Continue reading

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Beautiful Beet Cupcakes

At a recent farmers market, I decided to finally buy an item that had magnetized me week after week: beets.  Of course, I’d had beets before – mostly cooked and on salads. But something about seeing them so often at … Continue reading

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