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Passion Fruit Bites

I was still daydreaming of the scrumptious passion fruit cheesecake I’d savored on a magical vacation, when I received an unexpected message from a friendly fellow foodie recently: “Hey girl, I have passion fruits with your name on them… Interested?” … Continue reading

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Honey Dijon Caramels: A Savory-Sweet Symmetry

In the world of savories and snacks, I’ve always been a big fan of mustard. I’m known to accumulate several jars at a time for the sheer pleasure of trying new varieties. Seeded or spicy, beery or herbal — I … Continue reading

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Egg Nog Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Oooh, egg nog.  I’m ever smitten by its festive flavor and creamy decadence.  I wait all year for it to come back to me in the form of frozen yogurt, steaming lattes, and even cake.  I love the way it … Continue reading

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Sweet Sesame Matzah Bars

You don’t have to be Jewish or even to have participated in a Passover seder to be familiar with matzah. Also spelled matzoh, mazto, or matza, it’s technically bread, despite its similarity to crackers (which I can’t help calling them). … 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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