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berry summer treats

Lemon-Basil Cream and Dark Berry Tarts

In Cakes and Bakes, Sweets and Desserts On August 22, 2016 0 Comments

      I hardly think that the dead of winter is the time for a bright and sunny post like the one you are about to scroll… Read More »

gluten-free angel food cake

The Last of Blackberries and the First of Apples

In Cakes and Bakes, Sweets and Desserts On September 6, 2015 0 Comments

No sooner did the blackberries at Jacobs Family Berry Farm cease than Denver Dan’s Apple Patch welcomed their first crop. Our trip to Cali’s Apple Hill at the… Read More »

fresh berry cake

Black Raspberry Clafoutis – Запеченый Заварной Малиновый Крем

In Cakes and Bakes On July 19, 2015 0 Comments

Clafoutis . . . Clah-FOO-tee . . .   As much as I love the way this French dessert sounds (in fact, so much that if I say… Read More »

apple and raspberry corn muffins

Roasted Apple and Black Raspberry Corn Muffins

In Cakes and Bakes On November 28, 2014 0 Comments

Hello, everyone! I hope you had a great holiday, i.e., a lot of good food and merry company. I can pretty much guess what you guys had for… Read More »

fall

Because of Days Like This

In Cakes and Bakes, Soups and Salads On October 2, 2014 0 Comments

Hands are wetter. Fingers are stiffer. Raindrops sneak down our bare arms. Long sleeves offer but little protection as we pick apples on a rainy October day. In… Read More »

pear tart

Tastes Better with the Rain

In Cakes and Bakes On September 28, 2014 0 Comments

Last weekend brought with it the first cold spell of the season. On Saturday we woke up to a solid gray canvas of a sky that was low… Read More »

gluten-free plum and almond tarts

Plum, Almond, and Rose Creative

In Cakes and Bakes, Frozen Treats On August 29, 2014 0 Comments

With a taste for most things sour—must be a Russian thing—I am naturally partial to plums. Although they are universally known to be tart and sweet, I’ve eaten… Read More »

gluten-free oat-plum streusel slices

Harbingers of Fall

In Cakes and Bakes, Sweets and Desserts On August 5, 2014 0 Comments

To me, plums bridge summer and fall. Although available at local farmers markets already in late July-early August, their dark skin ranging in color from maroon to indigo… Read More »

fresh-starwberry-pistachio meringue cake

A Tale of Strawberry-Pistachio Meringue Cake, Mountain Breeze, and Duck Eggs

In Cakes and Bakes On June 20, 2014 0 Comments

Every weekend or so, the strong summer heat of the high desert drives us out of town. Lake Tahoe’s ever-cold waters and the neighboring Sierras’ abundant hiking trails… Read More »

strawberry-rhubarb and buttercream tartlets

Welcoming Spring with Quinoa-Coconut Tartlets, Strawberry-Rhubarb Butter, and Old-Fashioned Buttercream Roses

In Cakes and Bakes On March 11, 2014 1 Comment

As I was driving to my last cake decorating class last night, a splash of white on the right caught my eye and made me take my eyes… Read More »