Author Archives: blovesthis

more summer produce love…

as i’ve said, one of the great things about summer is the abundance of fresh produce.  this recipe makes good use of vine-ripened tomatoes, fragrant fresh basil, and an artisan bread for an easy and elegant appetizer. ingredients… a crusty … Continue reading

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love how simple this is to make!

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just nuts about this cake…

I made this cake for my daughter to take to work and since it was such a hit, I thought I’d share it here. It’s a delightful blend of pecan and coconut flavors, with a hint of caramel for sweetness. … Continue reading

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fabulous folders (and so much more)

while i love to keep my countertops clutter-free, there are certain things that are just too important not to keep handy.  for me, that was quickly becoming a collection of menus, recipes, and other paper detritus that was promising to … Continue reading

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some summer favorites

summer is just around the corner and  full of favorites, but the abundance of fresh produce is among the best. here are two very simple and delightful ways to enjoy two of summer’s quintessential offerings: fresh corn and melon. best … Continue reading

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take me out to the ballgame…

while i am about the furthest thing from a sports fan, i do enjoy the sheer wholesomeness and camaraderie of a baseball game.  summer wouldn’t be complete without at least one night in the bleachers, enjoying hot dogs and beer and … Continue reading

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A flock of cupcakes…

While March in Connecticut came in like a lamb and out like a lion (ok, maybe a lion cub…), I couldn’t resist ending the month by making these adorable cupcakes. I followed the recipe here (http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/3481/lamb-cupcakes), but you could just … Continue reading

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