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Key Lime Coins: Tender Gems Dusted in Powdered Sugar

What do you do for dessert as the New Year begins to unwind? You may be desserted out, in need of something light, a bit sweet, maybe with just a bit of a bite. As soon as I saw this recipe I had to make it. I’m a sucker for anything coated in powdered sugar…

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Lemon Crème Brulee with Lavender and Honey from The Lemon Cookbook

Okay, what kind of New Year’s resolutions did you make? I pledges to do fewer desserts. But that means each one has to count, really count, really be exceptional. From The Lemon Cookbook by Ellen Jackson, this is just such an outstanding dessert. There is nothing so pleasantly visceral and that first push of the…

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Summer Trifle for New Year’s Day from The Homemade Kitchen

In The Homemade Kitchen, Alana Chernila calls this a Summer Trifle. And indeed we usually offer up this dish with mounds of fresh summer fruit. However, nowadays even in the dead of winter you can get berries galore. Fresh peaches? No, I admit we can’t find those, but that deficiency is just the perfect excuse…

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Amy-Oes Sandwich Cookies from The Good Cookie by Tish Boyle

I errored. I’m sorry. In early December I did a Throwback Thursday Cookbook review of The Good Cookie by Tish Boyle. I mentioned this book contains a couple of cookies that, in and by themselves, make this monumental cookie encyclopedia a “must-have” in your kitchen. I promised I would blog these Amy-Oe cookies before Christmas…

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