Monthly Archives: April 2013

Puff Pastry Jam Tartlets

It is beginning to warm up and the tulips are in full bloom across my front yard, which signals an annual spring ritual: clearing out the freezer to make room for the new garden bounty that will be upon us … Continue reading

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Beet Tzatziki

This garlicky beet and yogurt dip is surprisingly addictive and looks beautiful with its bright pink color on an appetizer table. The recipe is adapted from the lovely Eastern Mediterranean cookbook Purple Citrus and Sweet Perfume by Silvena Rowe. I … Continue reading

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Russian Pork and Sauerkraut Soup

We recently returned from a trip to Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida. We had a great time exploring Natchez and New Orleans and were fortunate to arrive during crawfish season, indulging in crawfish po boys and boiled crawfish. We also loved … Continue reading

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