Category Archives for Recipes

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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Eat local, seasonal, and fresh

Have you heard of the locavore movement? A locavore is someone who eats foods grown locally whenever possible. An increasing number of people in the Western New York area and beyond are determined to rethink how the eat, beginning with where … Continue reading

20. January 2014 by Nina
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Fox Run foodies share edible pleasures

Originally published in Forever Young magazine, June 2013 Food has a remarkable power to bring people together. It serves as a comfortable starting point between strangers and makes an easy introduction to a new culture. It takes family functions from … Continue reading

08. September 2013 by Nina
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Don’t waste your CSA share: Sensible tips & satisfying recipes (Part II)

Originally published in Buffalo Spree magazine, May 2013 September Cabbage, potatoes, brussels sprouts, broccoli, celeriac, kale, bok choy, collards It’s fun to find ways to feature raw cabbage as the star of a dish without going the conventional coleslaw route. … Continue reading

17. August 2013 by Nina
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