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Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Honey

Carrot Cake Ice Cream

One of my most popular older recipes is Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl, and it is popular for a great reason: it tastes like frozen carrot cake!  Hard to go wrong there.  We are once again in farm-fresh carrot season, with the kind of sweet, young carrots that are perfect for […]

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Mascarpone-filled Strawberries

Mascarpone-filled Strawberries

Here’s another dessert that is decadent, yet very low in sugar.  Mascarpone is a rich Italian cream cheese that is dense, lightly nutty, and slightly sweet.  It pairs beautifully with any kind of berry. I amped up the mascarpone with little bit of freshly-grated orange zest and a few drops of liquid stevia, then split […]

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Red Wine Poached Apples with Mascarpone and Pistachios

Red Wine Poached Apples with Mascarpone and Pistachios

Didn’t I just commit to “no sugar” in the new year?  Yes!  Yes, I did, and this genuinely luscious little dessert does not break that promise in any way.  There is no added sugar here, and trust that it will not be missed at all.  The wine–a limited-edition, Conservancy red from Concannon Vineyards— adds a […]

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Cauliflower and New Potato Soup with Saffron

Super-Sexy Cauliflower and New Potato Soup with Saffron

It is possible that you are thinking to yourself, “cauliflower cannot be sexy–ever.”  It is one of the most underappreciated and sometimes maligned creatures of the vegetable world, usually steamed and placed in bland whiteness next to a pork chop or an equally-pale chicken breast.  I am here to tell you that cauliflower can be […]

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Daikon, Leek, and Apple Cakes with Horseradish Cream

Daikon, Leek, and Apple Cakes with Horseradish Cream

This is one of those ideas that I intellectually assume will work, yet I am still surprised when it really does.  Since we started getting our CSA vegetable and fruit shares every Monday, our weekends have involved poking around in the fridge and looking for random produce that needs to be used before the next […]

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Pie Cherries from the CSA!

Yesterday we got an email from Grant Family Farms that our fruit share this week would be pitted pie cherries, much to our excitement.  It is hard to find good pie cherries unless you have your own tree, and while I love Bing and Ranier cherries to eat fresh, I love to cook with tart […]

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