Monthly Archives: October 2017

Black Walnut and Coconut Banana Bread

This may be the best banana bread I’ve yet to bake. But that doesn’t mean I’m going to stop testing other variations. It’s not too dense and has a nice crumb but it’s not crumbly like some banana breads. I’m also a huge fan of coconut and nuts in general. I’d gladly add walnuts or […]
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Navette Cookies from Marseille

When I turned the page of Jamie’s new book Orange Appeal and saw this recipe I was immediately transported back to Cannes (which is not far from Marseille). There’s a shop in the old city where these little “boats” are stacked on a table from my waist to my head (okay, maybe not as tall […]
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Tomato and Caramelized Onion Jam

It’s amazing how six tomatoes plants can be so prolific. There’s only so many BLTs a person can eat and I had already made tomato paste and sauce. I still had plenty of romas to make two batches of this jam. It’s a little sweet, slightly tart and with just enough heat to give it […]
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