Crostata – The Chameleon of Desserts

Nowadays, recipes are available like never before. Pinterest boards are full of pumpkin spiced pie crusts, Instagram feeds are swimming in #bakinglife #foodporn. And that doesn’t even touch on the innumerable recipe collections available as eBooks and hard covered books. In a world saturated with food blogs, you may wonder why I bother sharing my…

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Donut Day

Everyone has their food vice. Me? If I’m feeling particularly food lusty, I like to buy a sleeve of Double Stuffed Oreos and a jug of whole milk. It doesn’t end there – I unstick the cookies and re-stick them together to become quadruple stuffed – then dip them in milk. I swear, I only…

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Boeuf Bourguignon

Family dinner was the rule, not the exception, in my house growing up. It was a steadfast mandate that my younger brother, Tim, and I were only allowed to miss family dinners once per week for social activities. Of course, school-related requirements were an exception. When I was very young, I didn’t question it. I…

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