Nekisia Davis’ Olive Oil and Maple Granola

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I like to make my own granola because I: • like making stuff myself if I can; • have a helluva time finding granola in the store that doesn’t have some kind of coconut in it; • can also leave … Continue reading

Irish Shortbread Toffee Bars

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One last Christmas baking recipe to tell you about before the big day. These are delicious, even if they are a bit time consuming to make because of the cooling time necessary for the proper building of the layers. The … Continue reading

Sausage-Apple Brunch Cake

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Recently I managed to convince my father to let me borrow my late mother’s prized collection of recipes for a while. She collected recipes from all over the place: cards from the grocery store, articles clipped from newspapers and magazines, … Continue reading

Raised Waffles

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I like lists like this one: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes-menus/the-best-cookbook-recipes-ever-chicken-marbella-no-knead-bread-zuni-chicken-article so much more than the listicles that let me know The 23 times That Sid the Sloth Was The Absolute Best or 7 Ways To Trick Yourself Into Not Sucking So Much. I … Continue reading

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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It’s the second anniversary of this blog! The traditional gifts for this anniversary are cotton (in the U.S.) and paper (in the U.K.). To cover both those traditions, I chose a recipe that comes from Barefoot Contessa Parties! by Ina … Continue reading

Roasted Cauliflower, Hazelnut and Pomegranate Seed Salad

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Jumping into the Jerusalem cookbook craze with both feet here. I’ve read that there are over 3,000 cookbooks printed every year and that unless they are written by a celebrity, very few sell more than 30,000 copies. Jerusalem, which is … Continue reading