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blackberry peach crostata with savory crust

There is something truly wonderful about a thoughtful gift. I am so in awe of gift-givers who can always manage to find that one thing that fills the recipient with so much joy that it renders her speechless and leaves … Continue reading

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strawberry peach crostata with fresh sage

The baking of this crostata, as it turns out, was a moment of self-revelation: When I am alone in the kitchen, baking is a cathartic and creative experience. When I am not alone in the kitchen, baking is stressful. I … Continue reading

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pear crostata with almond oat crust – how to please your toughest critic

Today I received one of the best compliments about a baked good I’ve ever heard. First, a little background: My father, who’s visiting from Southern California with my mom, is one of my favorite people in the world and also … Continue reading

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