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Magazine Mondays: Pizza Pie!

Written on November 7, 2011 at 9:34 pm, by

When they said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, they did not specify in what form you had to consume the apple. I choose to consume my apple in the form of pie, pie and more pie. Growing up, apple pie was “the” dessert in our house. My mom baked a lot  Continue Reading »

Okay. I Get It.

Written on July 2, 2010 at 7:41 pm, by

Have you ever had the experience where a million people will come and ask you if you’ve seen a movie that you haven’t seen and then they will proceed to tell you why you should see it? Everyone around you is talking about the movie, raving about the movie, asking you why in the world  Continue Reading »

I Leave You with Strawberries!

Written on May 29, 2010 at 9:38 am, by

I’m going to Paris! Paris! I can’t believe it. I am getting on a plane and going to Paris. With so many preparations and plans, I haven’t had much time to blog so I’m leaving you with these pictures from our garden: the first strawberries of the season! Enjoy … and I’ll see you in  Continue Reading »

Getting to the Fruit of the Matter

Written on May 16, 2010 at 5:31 pm, by

I always heed Cath’s call. Whenever she asks if I want to participate in a book event, I’m there. Especially when the author of the book is someone like Deborah Madison. Some people are born to write cookbooks and Deborah is one of those people. Her latest cookbook, Seasonal Fruit Desserts: From Orchard, Farm, and  Continue Reading »

Magazine Mondays: Berries!

Written on August 2, 2009 at 9:26 pm, by

I’d like to thank everyone for all of the wonderfully kind comments I received to my last post about how I’ve been experiencing a bit of a lull in the kitchen department recently. Trust bloggers to always cheer you up! As a way out of the doldrums, I’ve decided to keep things simple and to  Continue Reading »

Apples Again

Written on May 19, 2008 at 6:40 pm, by

Lately, as I rush out of the house in the morning grabbing at the fruit basket before I go, my reaction tends to be the same, “Apples, again!” Now I love apples. But by this time of year we’ve been on a steady diet of apples as primary fruit since … oh … about September.  Continue Reading »

A Challenge for Cream Puff

Written on August 19, 2006 at 4:01 pm, by

Ladies and gentlemen, I have been challenged! The gauntlet has been thrown down by none other than the brilliant photographer and fantastic cook Meeta of What’s For Lunch Honey?. Not only did Meeta organize an event with sixty plus participants, she took the time out of her schedule to send me a postcard. And a  Continue Reading »

Apple Crostata

Written on March 30, 2006 at 1:15 am, by

On any given day, you will find a large basket of fruit on my kitchen table. This is for two reasons. First of all, it encourages my family to eat more fruit. And secondly, it’s pretty to look at. A perfectly ripened mango, an elegant pear, a juicy orange … all of them begging to  Continue Reading »

Weekend Cookbook Challenge #3: “Orange” You Lovely!

Written on March 3, 2006 at 8:19 pm, by

I must admit that I’ve cheated slightly when it comes to the third round of the Weekend Cookbook Challenge hosted by Alicat of Something So Clever. You’re supposed to pick a new recipe from a book that’s been languishing in a corner of your home somewhere. Technically, this book has been languishing on The Overburdened  Continue Reading »

The Food of Piemonte: Le mele

Written on February 26, 2006 at 5:57 pm, by

Is there a fruit in the world imbued with more significance than the apple? Whether it’s Eve offering a shiny red one to Adam or your mom telling you to eat one a day, apples are more than just a simple fruit. While Piemonte is well-known for its production of rice and wine, did you  Continue Reading »