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Spinach Caprese Salad with Cherry Vinaigrette

Spinach Caprese Salad with Cherry Vinaigrette

This spinach caprese salad with cherry vinaigrette is one of those salads that you’ll want to eat all summer long. Think of it when the tomatoes are bursting, the basil is overgrowing its pot, and the trees are weighed down with so many cherries that 

Dehydrated Strawberries (and What To Do with Dehydrated Strawberry Chips)

Dehydrated Strawberries (and What To Do with Dehydrated Strawberry Chips)

I wasn’t planning on making dehydrated strawberry chips today. But there were a bunch of strawberries from last week’s grocery run that hadn’t been eaten. Because it’s hard to get excited about non-local strawberries when there are pounds of Rainier cherries to consume. So, what 

A Maple Donut Cake Recipe for Donut Lovers

A Maple Donut Cake Recipe for Donut Lovers

This maple donut cake recipe is a result of mr. uglyducklingbakery’s Father’s Day request for donuts instead of bagels for the reddit 52 week baking challenge: week 25 – bagels and doughnuts. Speaking of which, do you know why seagulls fly over the sea?

Because if they flew over the bay, they’d be called bagels.

Ba dum cha!

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A Mediterranean Lamb Bowl Dinner

A Mediterranean Lamb Bowl Dinner

This Mediterranean lamb bowl is what my kiddo likes to call a “little bit of everything dinner.” These bowls have a variety of tastes and textures, so your picky eater can try a small bit of something. And they are a great use of leftover 

“The Lady Bridgerton” Empress Gin Cocktail

“The Lady Bridgerton” Empress Gin Cocktail

The Lady Bridgerton is an Empress gin cocktail designed, taking a liberty or two, to celebrate the success of the Bridgerton series. If you have been hiding under a rock for the last year, you might have missed the phenomenon that is Bridgerton, the Netflix 

A Minced Pork Recipe: Shrimp and Pork Meatballs

A Minced Pork Recipe: Shrimp and Pork Meatballs

We’re all on the lookout for quick and easy weeknight meals, and I love this minced pork recipe for shrimp and pork meatballs most for that reason. But it also because brings back memories of Sunday dim sum with my family, a large cavernous dining room, and carts of goodies being wheeled between tables.

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How to Make a Rainbow Fruit Tart

How to Make a Rainbow Fruit Tart

Some of my recipe posts are things that I have made over and over for decades. Some posts are driven by the SEO overlords. And then there are times when multiple forces collide, and everything comes together perfectly. This rainbow fruit tart was one of 

One Pot Pasta with Ricotta and Lemon

One Pot Pasta with Ricotta and Lemon

This one pot pasta with ricotta and lemon was inspired by reader requests. Everyone wants quick and easy and delicious meals that they can make on a weeknight when everyone is tired and hungry and no one wants to cook. Heck I want more of 

Homemade Strawberry Apple Pie

Homemade Strawberry Apple Pie

I hadn’t thought about combining strawberry and apple together until I made a strawberry applesauce that was so sweet it didn’t need any additional sugar. Immediately I wanted to see how the combination worked in a strawberry apple pie.

Result? The house smells amazing, and this pie tastes as good as it looks.

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A rainbow bread recipe for Japanese milk bread

A rainbow bread recipe for Japanese milk bread

A few months ago, I joined a group of bakers who were planning a collaboration to celebrate Pride. It took me only a few minutes of thinking about what I might bake before I came to the conclusion that I had no choice. I would