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Doughnut Muffins

The stomach flu descended on our house with biblical force this week, and by Valentine’s Day, the living room was littered with blankets, plastic bottles of candy-colored sports drinks and packages of water crackers, ignored and uneaten. (I can tell … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Scones

With origins in Scotland, scones got their start as humble griddle cakes (by some accounts, they get their name from the Gaelic sgonn, or “shapeless mass”) made from barley meal, oats and/or flour. While they’ve maintained their slightly rough-hewn texture … Continue reading

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Pasta Frolla

Pasta frolla is Italy’s take on sweet shortcrust dough, with a tender, crumbly texture that’s closer to a sandy cookie or shortbread than the flaky crusts of American-style fruit pies or French pâte brisée. It’s a breeze to prepare in … Continue reading

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Homemade Amaretto (Part Two)

It’s been four weeks since we embarked on this little kitchen project, but I’m happy to report that our amaretto is ready! Exhale that bated breath, uncross those fingers and wonder no more, dearhearts: it is marvelous. The amaretto tastes … Continue reading

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