Strawberry Fields Forever-Strawberry Pie Now

I was tasked with dessert for Easter dinner at my brother’s this year.  Hmmm, what to bring?  Inspiration hit as soon as I walked into my neighborhood market and spied the baskets of red strawberries.  It’s PIE TIME.  I conjured up an image in my head, fresh sweet ripe strawberries piled in a crispy buttery crust and…

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Yes, Biscuits Again!

The NYT recipe for spicy pork shoulder made quite a bit so to keep things fresh and interesting (the classic leftover dilemma), we looked for different ways to enjoy our Instant Pot Pulled Pork.  We quickly discovered all that pure porky goodness goes well with just about anything.  Like…BISCUITS.  I pulled out Bon Appetit’s recipe, BA’s BEST Buttermilk Biscuit,…

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Best Damn Banana Bread

Did I get your attention? Ok, it may not be the best damn banana bread recipe as there are probably millions, but it is really yummy and very easy to make!  How easy? The kids made this bread in pre-school.  They would smoosh the bananas, mash the butter and sugar together and crank the sifter…

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Summer: Alfresco Meals & the Bacon Caper

I love alfresco dining and today was the perfect day to enjoy breakfast outside.  Banana blueberry pancakes made by my daughter, crispy bacon, a big bowl of fresh berries and mangoes (another reason to love summer), and yogurt with homemade granola. Perfect!  We set up outside in the garden, wait, forgot the coffee, back inside, grab…

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