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Sweet Art Giveaway Winner!

Folks, we have a winner! A huge congratulations to Eliana, winner of the adorable cupcake art print by artist Sarah Wain. As a fellow cupcake-a-holic, I can’t think of a better person to have won this one. :) Eliana, I expect photos of the print in action! Enjoy! Didn’t win? Why not buy your own?...

Basil Lemonade

I hereby declare this week Basil Week. And when you see what I’ve got in store for the rest of the week you’ll see why. Granted, it was a completely unintentional coincidence. Maybe I was having a subconscious butter rebellion during my first weekend cooking for myself and not for an editor, but basil was...

Truly Sweet Art by Sarah Wain (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Our kitchen has a new addition. Hung perfectly on the wall right over the completely useless phone jack. It’s not just pretty, it’s utilitarian. And I love it to death. You’ve seen this cupcake before, you say? Why yes! They’re the adorably delicious cherry-filled almond cupcakes from two years ago, interpreted in painting form by...

Zucchini Ricotta Fritters

The squash has started rolling in. The one downside of a CSA is that the quantity of squash piling up in your refrigerator drawers more often than not outnumbers the squash recipes in your file. Tomatoes I could handle, but squash is always a bit trickier. Brain food, indeed… since it really requires your brain...

Summer Berry Shortcake with Goat Cheese Cream

I make no attempt to hide the fact that I love goat cheese. It, along with parmesan, is the reason I could never be completely dairy free (and believe me, for 3 years, I really tried). This blog may as well be called Love and Goat Cheese, although it doesn’t have quite the same ring...