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Gluten-free Carrot Muffins with Lemon Chèvre Filling
Breads / Breakfast / Dessert / Recipes / Snacks

Gluten-free Carrot Muffins with Lemon Chèvre Filling

Happy Labor Day!  For many this day marks the end of the last weekend of summer.  I prefer to see it as the beginning of the end of summer.  Maybe that seems like denial to you, but I think I’m really just a hopelessly romantic optimist.  Read: I’m deeply in denial.  However you look at it, and whatever Labor … Continue reading

Baked Lemon Ricotta with Raspberry Port Sauce
Dessert / Poetry and Prose / Recipes

Baked Lemon Ricotta with Raspberry Port Sauce

This refreshing summer dessert combines a custard-like lemon ricotta base with deliciously tangy and in season raspberries in a port reduction sauce. Here’s a new thing I’m thinking about doing:  recipe and a poem.  Because, why not?   Elephant in the Room   Robes of silver elegantly cloak an unlikely frame   Your grace unencumbered … Continue reading

Whole Wheat Yogurt Zucchini Bread
Breads / Breakfast / Dessert / Recipes / Snacks

Whole Wheat Yogurt Zucchini Bread

Zucchini is everywhere right now, and I’ve been craving a delicious, moist and slightly spicy zucchini bread just like mom used to make.  The thing is, I knew I wanted to try to make a healthy(er) zucchini bread, and that idea can really become complicated when you start thinking about it.  Healthy seems to be entirely … Continue reading

Roasted Beet Salad with Feta and Adriatic Figs
Dinner / Recipes / Salads / Summer Dinners

Roasted Beet Salad with Feta and Adriatic Figs

Farmers’ Market.  A crowd of hustle and bustle, healthy people – and some not so.  The foodies chatter about bacon-wrapped dates.  An woman from Spain grew up on a sheep farm.  Happy people, relaxed people, stressed people, tired people, people in love, people arguing, people laughing.  Singles, families, techies, hippies, seniors.  People who have made … Continue reading