Monthly Archives: April 2012

Springtime Spinach Risotto

A pot of creamy green spinach risotto is comfort food – and when it’s brightened even more with lots of fresh green herbs – it’s springtime in a bowl.     Well, the boy got braces. His pearly whites . … Continue reading

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Buckwheat and Blue Cheese Biscuits to serve with End-of-Winter Root Vegetable Soup

Finally, finally, finally. . . the first few signs of real Spring up here in the North. I have been so impatiently waiting. From everyone who lives south of us, I have been hearing about daffodils blooming, fruit trees pink … Continue reading

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The Un-Cheesecake, with Coconut Crust and Berry Sauce

Voila – the birthday cake. They don’t always have to be three-tiered marvels of icing and swirls (though who can resist those?). Sometimes a simple cheesecake does the trick. After all, it’s not so much the actual cake that matters, … Continue reading

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