Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry shortcake is one of those desserts that has withstood the test of time.  With mentions in cookbooks dating back to the 1500’s and Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, this combination of fruit, cream and cake has won the hearts and sweet tooths of generations. As a child, I devoured bowls of sweet biscuit topped with unsweetened strawberries drizzled […]

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Steamed Oatmeal

I have a love/hate relationship with oatmeal.  One the one hand, granola.  Sweet, crunchy, and studded with nuts, I could happily eat it nearly every morning over yogurt or with a splash of milk (dairy or almond) and some dried fruit. On the other hand, gooey, globby cooked oatmeal.  I feel as though I must wolf it down scaldingly, straight […]

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Fresh Cranberry Relish

Fresh Cranberry Relish The holidays are nothing without tradition. Likely, your Thanksgiving table has looked basically the same each November for as long as you can remember. Holiday meals are a time to reflect on our forbearers and the sacrifices they made so that we can enjoy a prosperous, blessed life. These gatherings also give us occasion to peer into […]

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