Things I Love

mango avocodo corn salsa

I wrote this at the end of the summer – but posting now because summer is around the corner.  I think we are all in the mood for warmth and
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baking tips

I’m going to update and add to this list but for a start… Baking smart: Pre-heat the oven!!  This is very important.  Do not put your cookies/cake/tart in the oven
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general thoughts for the young/Inexperienced cook

IN GENERAL Please try to read all of this section.  It will just take about 4 minutes and you might learn something.  You never know.  There is a separate section
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a note on cilantro

Cilantro is one of my favorite herbs – but it is one of the dirtiest Grit can ruin dish – so to clean it: Fill a bowl with cool water,
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Gianni Calogiuri Fig Vincotto Vinegar

Not certain what I would do without this vinegar.   It is great right out of the bottle – haha – no – I don’t actually do that, although truthfully
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It has been a while…

It’s been a long time.  Too long.   Life got a little complicated about four years ago so I put the blog on hold as I wasn’t baking as often.  But
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It has been a while…

It’s been a long time.  Too long.   Life got a little complicated about four years ago so I put the blog on hold as I wasn’t baking as often.  But
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Chocolate Dipped Fruit

Chocolate Dipped Fresh Fruit

I’ve dipped a multitude of goodies in chocolate.  My favorite is fresh fruit.  Not just strawberries, but blueberries and raspberries and especially pomegranates.  I might be alone here since whenever
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apple custard cake

This cake is so pretty and I love the idea of pouring heaving cream over the finished batter.  It got me all excited.  It is supposed to turn into a custard-like
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jimmies (chocolate sprinkles)

By now you know that I love ice cream and jimmies.  And not just any jimmy but real jimmies.  I’m sharing this with you so you too can enjoy the
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