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Tomato Crostata with Honey-Thyme Glaze from Melissa Clark

  A couple of weeks ago the Wednesday food section of The New York Times featured a photograph so big you’d have to be 20/500 not to have seen it. A tart, no a crostata with tomatoes and a shimmering honey-thyme glaze. Who would conceive of such a thing? Why Melissa Clark, of course. Suzen…

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Honey Custard and Berry Dessert

  Earlier this year I posted a delectable recipe from Vintage Cakes. The Blitz Torte featured two layers of cake with honey custard in between, and, in our modification, on top. Add berries and this torte is truly, dramatically wonderful But, it does not stop there. The honey custard is idyllic by itself. Keep the…

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Blitz Torte with Honey Custard

When Suzen and I lie in bed, we have discussions. Like, what are making for dessert to take to our friends’ dinner party the next night. Thanks to Vintage Cakes by Julie Richardson this discussion was lengthy and productive. In tomorrow’s post, I’m going to review Vintage Cakes in detail to give you and overview…

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Honey Butter

  It always helps to begin with the beginning. I’m pretty sure that is a bee in the picture. I got close, but I did not want to get that close. Bees, of course, are endangered. Suzen and I attended a seminar so we could have our own hive. The problem with doing that is…

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