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Raspberry Coconut Sherbet

There are some flavors I just go wild for and raspberry is one of them.  I made this on a whim one night after making something I nicknamed Heart Attack Bars (butter, chocolate, sugar and sweet condensed milk).  I took … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fool

Strawberries mark the beginning of a long and fruitful (I had to go there!) season of berries in Portland.  Though we had a mediocre year of strawberries due to some serious gloomy weather in May and June, I still managed … Continue reading

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Joyful Almond

I once had a brief conversation with a former co-worker who informed me that he just didn’t think homemade ice cream could be worth the trouble or that it could possibly taste as good as what you can get at … Continue reading

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Whoopie Pies

There have been a few baking fails lately.  I made some strawberry cheesecake bars which while tasty, look pathetic and don’t maximize the strawberry flavor.  Earlier, I made some truffles and used butter in addition to the cream and chocolate.  … Continue reading

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Ginger Limeade

We keep this in our fridge on a routine basis and I try to have it on hand weekly.  I first came across a recipe for “ginger beer” in a street food cookbook in the Caribbean section.  I bookmarked the … Continue reading

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Dirty Hot Chocolate

Sometimes the best gifts are the ones you give yourself.  Those gifts are even better if they can be shared with others too. I turned 30 this year and in the spirit of excessive celebration (I love birthdays), we threw … Continue reading

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