Tag Archives: baking

April: Cherry Almond-Amaretto Bars

These cherry almond-amaretto bars are ridiculously good and easy to make. The amaretto gives the cherries a little kick (but nothing too strong). Experiment with different flavor combinations of fresh and dried fruit, zest and nuts to create a snack … Continue reading

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April: Grape Cake with Anise and Lemon

Edible Seattle leaves free copies of back issues out for people to take in several places around my neighborhood, including one of ourĀ favorite breakfast spots. I’ve picked up a number of different copies along the way, so this probably won’t … Continue reading

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November: Pan de Muerto

“Quien con la esperanza vive, alegre muere.“ Translation: “He who lives with hope dies happy.” Pan de muerto, or bread of the dead, is traditionally made during the Dia de Muertos holiday celebrated in Spanish-speaking communities. Families make offerings of … Continue reading

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October: Choco-Cherry Bliss Bombs (Cookies)

“If sad, eat cookie. If still sad, talk to doctor. Sounds serious.” – Cookie Monster Cookies are easy to make, versatile, portable and bite-sized. Plus, who doesn’t like cookies? This cookbook features tons of recipes that go “above and beyond” … Continue reading

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February: Mandelmusslor

“Cooking is like love: it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” – Harriet Van Horne This recipe is a bonus because it’s “just” a dessert, while the other recipes I’ve explored can be considered a full … Continue reading

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