Monthly Archives: August 2015

Peach Tiramisu (Updated Version)

Several years ago I posted a peach tiramisu recipe which called for an almond syrup and a modest amount of mascarpone cream. I recently changed that recipe by eliminating the almond syrup and doubling the mascarpone cream. I prefer this … Continue reading

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Summer Cinnamon Peach Cake

Each summer I try a new recipe for peach cake. Most of the time the results are mediocre, but I recently came across this recipe on the blog Italian Food Forever, and modified it to suit my taste. It is wonderful. … Continue reading

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Grilled Okra and Eggplant Salad

We now have quite a bit of okra and eggplant coming on in the garden. Every few days my husband harvests enough for our family, plus some to share with friends. I only recently discovered how nicely the two pair … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Jam

We are fortunate to live in a place where we have access to delicious, locally grown sour cherries. When we restock our supply we set some aside to make this cherry jam. I prefer jam that is not too stiff, … Continue reading

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Niçoise-style Potato, Egg, Olive, and Green Bean Salad

This is one of my favorite summer salads. It is in the style of the French Provençal salade niçoise except that I exclude the tuna and tomatoes. It is made with garden fresh potatoes, green beans, eggs, and olives. You … Continue reading

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