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Strawberry Summer Cake

Back in May, when smitten kitchen posted this recipe for Strawberry Summer Cake, I was certain it would be the very first recipe I made with the season’s first local strawberries. The smell of these berries when I brought them … Continue reading

20. June 2011 by Nina
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What’s for Dinner?: June 13-17

Monday: Greek salad with falafel and pan seared chicken breast, romaine lettuce, kalamata olives, cucumbers, artichoke hearts and basil (from our garden!), topped with feta cheese and Greek dressing/balsamic vinaigrette, served with toasted pita from Pete’s Lebanese Bakery and strawberry … Continue reading

13. June 2011 by Nina
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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

My friend and colleague, Stephanie, is one of my favorite people to talk food with. We cover our latest kitchen conquests, swap recipes, discuss celebrity chefs and TV shows, share articles and more. On her birthday, we got chatting about … Continue reading

10. April 2011 by Nina
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Spiced Applesauce Cake

There is something very special about baking and cooking with seasonal ingredients — and right now, my kitchen still has remnants of apples from apple picking weeks ago, so I am still feeling the apple recipes. Last week, I bookmarked a … Continue reading

31. October 2010 by Nina
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Zillycakes’ Pumpkin Cupcakes

If you haven’t yet visited Zillycakes on Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo, set a date to get there soon! In addition to creating edible works of art in the form of cake, Zilly Rosen is queen of cupcakes. (She made the … Continue reading

16. October 2010 by Nina
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Fig Cheesecake with Ginger Snap Walnut Crust

I saw some lovely dried figs at the Lexington Co-op the other day, so I snagged them and planned to use some for a savory dish and some for a dessert. Paging through an old cheesecake cookbook of mine, I … Continue reading

27. September 2010 by Nina
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