Monthly Archives: September 2011

Trifecta of Bad Baking: Mistakes were made

Not nearly ripe enough to beScreaming Ripe Bananas The four ripe bananas on the counter screamed “Banana Bread!!” I should have roasted them and stuck them into the freezer for another day. Mistakes were made. Learn from them. 1. Don’t … Continue reading

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Last tomatoes: roast ’em

I was going to make tomato jam, but the idea of peeling all of the tomatoes that I bought from Erin Smith at the Hopkins Farmers Market on Saturday stopped me in my tracks. Fortunately, I had a better idea, … Continue reading

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18 Pounds of Italian Plums

Italian Plums are oval Italian Plums are my favorite fruit for making deep, dark, and dense plum jam, and an unfailingly elegant, foolproof, and uncommonly delicious Plum Torte.  I bought 18 pounds this morning, and I will certainly go back … Continue reading

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