Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cucumber and Cilantro Salad

This is not a recipe, it is just a combination I love. The perfect salad to have on hand all summer. A mandolin makes quick work of producing paper-thin slices – I keep my mandolin on my countertop and use … Continue reading

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Shaker Lemon Pie

My parents are passionate collectors.  My father specializes in antique tools and they share a love of early American  furniture.  On our last trip home to Connecticut, We thought what better recipe to try than Shaker Lemon Pie. This is a … Continue reading

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Roasted Eggplant and Arugula

I often have roasted eggplant in the refrigerator.  It gives a simple green salad a wonderful earthy element – add a little feta cheese and good bread any you will have a very satisfying meatless meal. It is also a great … Continue reading

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Angel Biscuits and Country Ham

Classic, elegant yet simple. When you work with the very best, less is always more. I had an opportunity to go on a photo shoot with my friends Karen and Doug of Middleburg Photo. It was great fun to watch … Continue reading

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Baked Bananas

I have to say, bananas are a tricky to manage.  I have never met a banana eater who didn’t have a strong opinion of when a banana is fit to eat.  My father wants them very soft and ripe, I … Continue reading

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