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Lemon-Raspberry Cupcakes

Lemon-Raspberry Cupcakes

It’s spring today! So what if there’s still snow in the forecast for next week? So what if  the term “polar vortex” has found itself a comfortable place in the common vernacular? It’s spring. And that means we can take whatever last gasp winter wants to throw our way. Bring it. We’ve had a lot[click for recipe and more]

Shaker Meyer Lemon Pie

Shaker Meyer Lemon Pie

I have been wanting to make this pie forever. I’m not exaggerating – I think I saw this recipe at least four years ago and it’s crossed my mind more times than I can count since then. I’d see my mandoline, or a bin of big, gorgeous lemons at the grocery store, and think, “I[click for recipe and more]

Lemon-Blueberry Cupcakes

Lemon-Blueberry Cupcakes

I complained a lot this winter about its appalling lack of wintry-ness. For every 70-degree January day, I probably spent several more whining about how seasonally inappropriate the beautiful weather was. It was probably annoying, so my apologies for that. I do like spring. I like the way winter creates a blank canvas for spring[click for recipe and more]

Meyer Lemon Basiltini

Meyer Lemon Basiltini

As much as I love basil vodka, it’s not something I’d ever want to take shots of, or even drink on the rocks. It’s too strong, and (perhaps more importantly) I am far past the age where I can do shots in any sort of dignified manner. If, however, you wish to take shots of[click for recipe and more]

Green Tea Cupcakes with Honey Frosting

Green Tea Cupcakes with Honey Frosting

I know a lot of people believe that green tea is magical. The arguments for its numerous health benefits are pretty convincing – preventing and fighting cancer, decreasing cholesterol, reducing the risk of heart disease, clearing up skin, and fighting obesity? Sounds pretty good. So what do you do when you have a packet of[click for recipe and more]