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Strawberry Key Lime Cream Cheese Cake

Strawberry Key Lime Cream Cheese Cake

At some point in our young lives, my sister made a cake.  This stands out because my sister doesn’t bake.  Food is a necessity to her, lucky woman, unless we’re talking about salsa or hot sauce.  Okay, apples, popcorn…she’s a grazer.  She’s petite and lean […]

Easy Mixed Fruit Tarts:  San Diego Food Blogger Bake Sale 2012

Easy Mixed Fruit Tarts: San Diego Food Blogger Bake Sale 2012

It’s the first day of spring and perfectly clear outside, the sun making its appearance after a much needed rainy weekend.  I’m feeling the urge to get out on my patio to start clearing away the damp leaves in my planters, trim the new growth […]

Apricot Honey Almond Tart

Apricot Honey Almond Tart

  The photos of ingredients I’ve purchased for recipes I’ve tried recently grow in my photo library seemingly overnight even though I delete nearly as many as I decide to edit, mentally processing the quality of the recipe as I process my shots of it.  […]

Clafoutis Two Ways:  Seckel Pears and Blueberries

Clafoutis Two Ways: Seckel Pears and Blueberries

I’ve mentioned before that I have a minor problem with purchasing too much produce when I make my trips to the market. It’s not so much that my eyes are bigger than my stomach, but more a need to have endless possibilities to experiment with […]

Tomato Herb Tarts

Tomato Herb Tarts

About this time last year, I was editing the nearly 800 photographs I took while on vacation in Italy and as much as I can say that I enjoyed reviewing our trip in front of my Mac, one photo in particular stood out.  It was […]