Archive for August, 2009

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Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Blackberry Sauce

Alright, alright, don’t freak out too much. Yes, this is ice cream infused with a vegetable. I know this sounds weird. But think about it okay? Why do we like corn in the first place? Because it’s sweet! This ice cream perfectly captures the irresistible flavor of fresh sweet corn. This nod

28Aug2009 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Key Lime-Cocoa Tartlets

A few weeks ago I bought a bag of key limes. While tiny, key limes are prized for their tartness. Being late summer and all, I thought a lime tart would be quite refreshing in this heat! I was going to make a sable tart dough and fill it with lime curd

27Aug2009 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Lemon Ginger Sand Dollar Cookies

When I first came across this recipe, I knew that I would make these. Perhaps it was the combination of lemon and ginger that got me, or maybe my mind was already on our upcoming family vacation to South Carolina, where we always find sand dollars. These are one of those thin, chewy, types

27Aug2009 | | 3 comments | Continued
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Wild Mountain Blueberries and Peak-of-Summer Berry Crisp

Recently, my brothers and I took a trip down to the Asheville, North Carolina area for a repeat of our sibling adventures last summer. We wanted to fit in lots of hiking and take advantage of the cool refuge provided by the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains. Asheville is a food lover’s

26Aug2009 | | 1 comment | Continued