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Lime and Persimmon Marmalade

 Marmalade is a creation that is both sweet and tart- and I like to make my own as I prefer it more on the tart side. Especially when heavily slathered with hot butter and toasted baguette! This recipe uses limes which add a heavy citrus note, and is paired with persimmons. If you don’t know what persimmons are, they’re a large  ...

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breakfast, recipe, sweet, winter

Pink Grapefruit and Rosemary Cornmeal Cake

My friends Priscilla and Patrick are getting married in less than a month, and we had a bachelorette party for Priscilla last Saturday. There were lots of decorations (pink, pink, and more pink), dancing, drinking, and of course food. I made a lemon meringue pie (it was gone in a flash- no pictures to prove its existence unfortunately) and the  ...

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breakfast, recipe, sweet, winter

Clementine Olive Oil Cake

It’s clementine season! When I was a kid, I only ate orange foods. And clementines were at the top of the list. I refused to eat anything that came in another colour. I was a weird kid. You would think after having a diet consisting almost entirely of those small citrus fruits that I would have eventually revolted. But in fact, I love  ...

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