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Cheese Torta

Cheese Torta

  Since I saw Jacques Pepin making this dessert, I fell in love with this simple and stylish dessert. The original recipe calls for honey, pistachio, and dried cranberries. This way the dessert looks very wintery – green pistachios with red cranberries create a Christmas […]

Holiday Ham

Holiday Ham

    Holiday ham was the last thing I wanted to eat at any holiday feast. It was always too salty and/or too sweet – you couldn’t taste the meat. But I adore those old-fashioned cookbooks picturing huge chunks of glazed ham topped with oranges […]

Berry Tart with Pastry Cream

Berry Tart with Pastry Cream

    I love a good quality old-fashioned Patriotic sheet cake with creamy homemade frosting, blueberry stars and strawberry strips – yummy and recognizably traditional. How about moving on and changing the dessert slightly? This year I’m going to make a very-berry tart with a […]

Lamb Chops with Spice Rub from Jaques Pepin

Lamb Chops with Spice Rub from Jaques Pepin

  As millions of Americans, we grill burgers on the Fourth of July, and, as for millions of Americans, it is our family tradition. This year is not going to be an exception. But the holiday weekend is long, so there is enough space for […]