Recipe Roundup: April Edition
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Recipe Roundup: April Edition

This month is kind of a wacky month for my recipe roundup because three of these recipes come from one cookbook: Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem: A Cookbook*. I have a complicated relationship with this cookbook. I love it because everything that I make from it comes out so well, the pictures are beyond beautiful, and the recipes…

Cranberry Yogurt Cake with Maple Glaze: A Simple Dessert for the Holiday Season
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Cranberry Yogurt Cake with Maple Glaze: A Simple Dessert for the Holiday Season

In my foodie family there are many holiday dishes that are considered sacred: Eggs Benedict on Christmas morning, my mom’s buttery fresh spinach, my brother’s carefully timed and rotated stuffed turkey, my mom’s poached pears with chestnut puree, and my mashed potatoes. Most of these dishes are not only a little bit richer than I…

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Managing Treat Season for Ourselves and Our Kids

As much as we may want to live in denial, we are about to enter what I like to call treat season, that time of year from Halloween through New Years when there are seemingly endless supplies of sweet treats. This is a time of year that used to stress me out both because of…

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Chocolate Truffles: A Healthy Treat for the Holidays

We’re in it folks. That crazy time of year that starts with Halloween and goes all the way through New Year’s Eve. That time when we are bombarded with candies, cookies, cakes, and rich foods of many sorts. That time of year when we are running from one thing to the next. That time of…