Category Archives: Summer

Nectarine berry galette after a fresh catch

My dad recently returned from a fishing trip in Alaska.   Last weekend we were at the family lake cabin again and got to indulge in his fresh catches.  While dinner was being made, I was thinking about dessert (you know … Continue reading

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Summer cocktails: Peach Sangria and Raspberry Mojitos

Summer not only has me craving fresh fruit in my desserts, but also in my cocktails.  I was given an idea for a drink with fruit in it at that 30th birthday party that I was telling you about a … Continue reading

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Blueberry scones and a kitchen blooper

Hello sweet teeth! My husband ASKED me to BAKE last week.  No, you do not understand how significant this was.  I imagine that a lot of men would be thrilled to have a wife/girlfriend/significant other who is obsessed with all … Continue reading

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S’mores bars and Peter Pan Syndrome

I just returned from a weekend at my family’s lake cabin.  One of my favorite things to do at the lake is bake with my sister.  Of course I love all of the more traditional lake activities such as boating, … Continue reading

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Rhubarb torte means summer has finally arrived

With summer finally here, one of the ingredients I cannot wait to bake with is rhubarb. You know summer has arrived when rhubarb is plentiful in the neighborhood gardens and farmers’ markets.  I love the beautiful pink stalks and find … Continue reading

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