COCKTAILS AT TWILIGHT
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COCKTAILS AT TWILIGHT

I love a frothy summer cocktail, alcoholic or non, and here are a few I’ve been testing lately that are unusually delicious. (It’s a tough job, taste-testing cocktails, but someone has to do it.) Both drinks have a lovely herbal note to them that’s earthy and clean on the palate. The strawberry rhubarb gin fizz is not too sweet because you can rely on the rhubarb to keep it real, and the lightness of the gin makes this cocktail go […]

BLACKBERRY ELDERFLOWER PIE
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BLACKBERRY ELDERFLOWER PIE

Do you all know who Donna Hay is? Her cookbooks are my favorite, because everything is beautiful and inventive. She takes a familiar recipe, adds an unexpected ingredient or two, and all of a sudden there’s this amazing thing you can’t wait to eat. Blackberry elderflower pie is one of her recipes.

COCONUT PANCAKES WITH BLUEBERRIES
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COCONUT PANCAKES WITH BLUEBERRIES

You know the feeling when you need a meal that is more than fuel, something that hits a spot in your soul that changes your whole outlook for the rest of the day? Pancakes. Blueberries. Fresh coconut.

SIDEWAYS DEVILED EGGS
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SIDEWAYS DEVILED EGGS

Deviled eggs are a classic, and all classics can benefit from an occasional gussying up so I’ve turned these eggs on their sides – literally.

KNICKERBOCKER GLORIES
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KNICKERBOCKER GLORIES

There’s an English dessert called Knickerbocker Glory – a lot like an American ice cream sundae but with lots of delectable summer fruits. I came upon Mary Berry’s recipe for a Knickerbocker Glory a while ago and filed it away for future reference, and then the other day I came upon a recipe for a healthy version of a Knickerbocker Glory and knew I had to try them both.