Category Archives for Recipes

Calabrian Walnut Cake, Torta di Noci

Browsing Twitter recently, this recipe caught my eye. It didn’t have a pretty picture. It seemed like a real peasant dish of a dessert to be honest. But it sounded like something my dad’s family would make in his hometown … Continue reading

18. November 2014 by Nina
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Come and Get It: 11.3.15

It’s November already, folks. That’s intense. But you know what’s great? Baking and cooking when the weather gets chilly. I adore it. I’m in bread baking mode. And otherwise, there’s BreadHive. Buffalo Food My friends Donnie Burtless and Christa Glennie … Continue reading

03. November 2014 by Nina
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What to Cook: from weeknight dinner to Sunday brunch

Need inspiration to get you through the week’s mundane meals or to prepare for more special occasions? Check out these ideas for a variety of purposes. Monday night dinner Greek: Marinate lamb steaks the evening before to be able to … Continue reading

11. August 2014 by Nina
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Salted Caramel Blackberry Brownies

Last weekend, I set out to make a new chocolate dessert for my family to share at our Memorial Day picnic gathering. An unusual one came to mind after a display of gorgeous blackberries caught my eye at the Lexington Co-Op: … Continue reading

01. June 2014 by Nina
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Come and Get It: 5.12.14

Buffalo Food When you hear small batch artisan, take note. It might mean something special. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of trying Blue Table Chocolates‘ handmade truffles, get on it. I thoroughly enjoyed the little box of “Japanese … Continue reading

12. May 2014 by Nina
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Buckeye Bark

Few people can resist a soft peanut butter center with a chocolate shell. It evokes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, an 85-year-old favorite inspiring a plethora of homemade confections, including buckeyes, which are as time consuming to make as they are … Continue reading

11. March 2014 by Nina
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Orange Blossom Butter Cookies

What defines a great cookbook? To me, it’s a complicated question. I love a cookbook that offers practical tips hand in hand with quality recipes. I also appreciate a cookbook with gorgeous photography, human anecdotes and clearly written instructions with … Continue reading

24. February 2014 by Nina
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