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Red Wine Popsicles

These red wine popsicles, made with wine, orange zest, cardamom, cinnamon, and sugar, are a sweet summer treat just for grown-ups. Adapted from Georgia Pellegrini | Modern Pioneering | Clarkson Potter, 2014 Turn old wine into red wine popsicles. After a big night, there are often myriad bottles of wine with a little bit left in the bottle. Or you may open a bottle of wine one night, and not have a chance to finish it the next night before it… devour more »          

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Iced Berry Cake

This iced berry cake couldn’t be easier. A store-bought cake is filled with fresh raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and whipped cream. An easy and fast celebration cake. Adapted from Bill Collison | Cook, Eat, Smile | Salt Yard Book Co., 2011 As author Bill Collison explains, “This is an all-singing, whooped-up, somewhat-over-the-top, photo-opportunity cake that requires no cooking at all and can be… devour more »          

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Ina Garten’s Lemon Cake

Ina Garten’s lemon cake is similar to a classic, old-fashioned pound cake but not quite so dense. It’s magnificently buttery and exponentially lemony thanks to a tart soak in a lemon and sugar syrup and a drizzle of lemony confectioners’ sugar glaze. Adapted from Ina Garten | Barefoot Contessa Parties! | Clarkson Potter, 2001 Ina Garten’s lemon cake, like everything else we’ve experienced from the kitchen maven, is… devour more »          Related Stories Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Pies Compost Cookies® Roast Leg of Lamb  

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Ligurian Almond Cake

This ligurian almond cake is a classic Italian dessert made with blanched almonds, flour, sugar, eggs, and lemon. It’s not overly sweet, so you can easily enjoy it any time of the day (breakfast included). Adapted from Nick Malgieri | Bake! | Kyle Books, 2010 This remarkably—and deceptively—simple Ligurian almond cake boasts an understated elegance, a not-too-sweet taste, and pleasantly dense crumb that are the hallmarks of this… devour more »          

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Cashew Caramel Cracker Bars

This cashew caramel cracker bars recipe is made with saltines, sweetened condensed milk, brown sugar, and chocolate. A sinfully easy food gift. Adapted from Sara Perry | Holiday Baking | Chronicle Books, 2005 Ah. Cashew caramel cracker bars. This holiday recipe has been a tradition in my family for a long while. I remember one Christmas in particular when our niece and nephews were up to their tiny elbows in sweetened condensed milk,… devour more »          Related Stories Cranberry Scones Danish Chocolate Streusel Coffee Cake Sweet Potato and Cranberry […]

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