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Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

A few years ago, we purchased a small Meyer Lemon tree. We keep it indoors in the winter, and move it outdoors in the summer. It has suffered from both neglect and over kindness, and has weathered its share of damaging hailstorms. Yet every year […]

‘Crazy’ Chocolate Cake

This was the very first cake I made on my own when I was a kid. Since then I’ve baked a lot of chocolate cakes – most of them fancier and more complicated (especially after watching an episode of Bake Off ). They haven’t really been […]


We’ve been on a bit of a crepe-fest around here. I’m not sure what prompted it, but possibly it was just that I found a recipe that was simple and never failed. It’s so good, in fact, that the teenager in the house used the […]

Chocolate Panna Cotta

This dessert combines some of my favorite things – it’s smooth and creamy, very chocolate-y and super quick and easy.  Chocolate Panna Cotta 1 3/4 cup heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 2 Tbs Sugar (adjust depending on your taste or the sweetness of […]