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Mushrooms Stuffed with Lemon

Oh the difference between a mere recipe title and the recipe details. In her last book, 1000 Spanish Recipes, Penelope Casas offered an army of wonderful recipes, many of them tapas, and all of them regional, authentic, and delectable. If you just skim the book and the recipe titles, then Mushrooms Stuffed with Lemon might…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie from Ken Haedrich

  Some of us lead double lives. Or at least 1.5 of them. Ken Haedrich is an inspired cookbook author [Pie] and Dean of the Pie Academy. You can join the Pie Academy for low tuition. Actually, it’s free. And then you get emails like I just did  with a link to Ken’s treatise on Strawberry…

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Toasted Angel Food Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote

Kim Laidlaw’s Dessert of Day has a suggested dessert for each one of the 365 days our planet needs to circle the sun. You could just follow the book, day by day, around the spinning year. But, but, there are these photos by Erin Kunkel that really make you want to jump around. Change orbits,…

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Ginger Roulade from Gillian Duffy

When I hear the word “roulade” my image is of chocolate sponge cake, covered in whipped cream, and wrapped into a roll for Christmas Dinner. This roulade is not a dessert. This is an appetizer idea, a template really, for an endless array of wonderful hors d’oeuvres. It’s not a wrap — one of today’s…

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