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A Hug in Cake Form

I’be been trying to make our Sunday night dinners special — say, a roast chicken and vegetables or what I made for our Easter dinner: lamb, mashed potatoes, asparagus quiche, and buttery carrots (this past Sunday I served store-bought pesto on penne with roasted…

18 May 2020
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Spring Sugar Cookies

In the spirit of keeping busy doing fun things while staying at home, and not doing the same things over and over again, today we baked cookies cutting them into sweet spring shapes with the Easter cut-outs I bought at Coles two years ago…

10 April 2020
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Soda Biscuits

On Saint Patrick’s Day — just a bit of a silly holiday really but after ascertaining that all four of us have a lot of Irish ancestry I decided to honor that — I took down Darina Allen’s cookbook from my cookbook shelf and…

22 March 2020
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Little Sugar Cookies (Befanini)

Happy new year! We spent the first day of 2020 eating morning buns from the Bovine Bakery and walking up to Divide Meadow in the Point Reyes National Seashore, the kind of thing that always seemed like a dream when we were living overseas…

10 January 2020