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Mini Chocolate Mousse Pies

A couple weeks ago, while browsing some recipe blogs and cookbooks, I felt the urge to make something sweet. In the mood to try a new technique, and feeling rather festive, baking mini pies seemed perfectly appropriate. As some of … Continue reading

29. March 2012 by Nina
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Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffins

For years, I have been following my mom’s lead by using sour cream and yogurt to moisten muffins, breads and cakes. My mom adds these ingredients to recipes that don’t even call for them, just sensing it might be too … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Nina
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Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Looking for a new holiday cookie to bake this weekend? If you’ve ever had a cake made with ricotta cheese, you can probably imagine what these fluffy cake-like cookies will taste like. I guarantee this Italian cookie staple will become … Continue reading

16. December 2011 by Nina
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French Apple Tart

A few years ago, I came across an episode of Barefoot Contessa where Ina Garten made a heavenly looking French apple tart. The simplicity and sophistication of the dessert tempted me so much, I looked up this recipe and made … Continue reading

07. November 2011 by Nina
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Apple Crisp

At this time of year, I crave the smell and taste of apples. To me, there isn’t another fruit worth eating during October. Local apples — sweet, tart, crunchy, juicy — are the best. I love baking with this versatile … Continue reading

16. October 2011 by Nina
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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

As you might have seen from my weekly meal plan post the other night, I made Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp for dessert tonight. My husband wanted to try it and when I saw the fresh local rhubarb at the Lexington Co-Op … Continue reading

01. June 2011 by Nina
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Mom’s Cinnamon Rolls

For me, cinnamon is one of the most irresistible flavors in the world. It’s hard to think of cinnamon without cinnamon rolls, and it’s hard for me to eat them anywhere besides from my mom’s kitchen. I’m always afraid of … Continue reading

01. May 2011 by Nina
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