Recipes

Peach Crumb Cake

This irresistibile peach crumb cake tastes like summer should. Half crumble, half cake, this dessert defies traditional dessert definitions and is in a category…

Cherry Pie

Cherry pie 2 cold pie crust disks, (recipe follows) 4 cups pitted fresh cherries (about 2 1/2 pounds unpitted) 3/4 cup (150 g) sugar…

Mustard-Seared Hamburgers

‘Tis the season for grilling! What better way to kick off my yearly BBQ marathon than with a good, old-fashioned hamburger? I used a…

Hand pies

Apricot Jam Hand Pies

I’ve made delicious hand pies in the past, but this recipe (adapted from Joy the Baker) trumps all that came before. The crust is…

Strawberry-Lemon Scones

There is a bit of confusion surrounding the definition of “scones” and (as usual) when there is any misunderstanding within the English language, it’s America’s…

Asparagus and Radish Tarts

When I went to the market this week, I was overwhelmed by the signs of spring offered by every vendor: fresh peas, strawberries, friar’s…

Banana-Almond Pancakes

I’ve had a lot of requests for alternative pancakes lately, so I’ve been experimenting with different techniques. The following recipe is both gluten-free and…

Triple Lemon Bundt Cake

I love lemon desserts, especially lemon cakes, so when we went to the seaside over the weekend and I found our lemon tree overflowing…

Apple pie

Here is my favorite apple pie recipe! Foolproof, and time-tested, she won’t let you down. Please follow carefully all of the chilling instructions, which…

Macaroni and Cheese

Real, creamy, cheesy, irresistible macaroni and cheese: there is just nothing like it! I would have liked to take a better photo for you…

Ginger-pomegranate Punch

Ginger-pomegranate Punch 2 cups pomegranate juice, chilled 2 cups vodka 1/3 cup fresh lime juice, plus 1 lime, thinly sliced 3 cups ginger beer, chilled…