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Buttermilk Scones

Freshly baked scones are a powerful persuasive tool.  Especially when served with homemade strawberry jam and/or lemon curd.  My favorite recipe is adapted from Tartine, by Elisabeth M Prueitt and Chad Robertson, owners, bakers and founders of the bakery and … Continue reading

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Charley Harper

There’s a rather large coffee-table book that has been out a few years, Charley Harper, An Illustrated Life, edited by the designer Todd Oldham. Mr. Harper was a printmaker, artist, graphic designer who has become much more appreciated and famous lately. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cake

I like baking.  But the kind of baking I do is often limited by time.  In case you’re curious, the criteria for recipes I want to try are: The recipe itself needs to be easy to follow.  If I’ve read … Continue reading

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