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Rhubarb Cream Scones

June 23, 2017

rhubarb cream scones

Sunday mornings are meant for fresh scones and in the spring and summer months, those scones should be filled with rhubarb – an unsung hero, that I too had written off as a boring, tart, weed.  Until last year when I decided to explore it a little more and discovered a whole world of wonders: this tart and cocktail in particular.  And just as I re-discovered it, so many others have too, rhubarb is finally having it’s moment!

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Nibbles

Mushroom and Shallot Quiche

June 22, 2017

mushroom and shallot quiche

I must admit quiche isn’t a dish I make or order often.  But when hosting family and friends for brunch, it’s the perfect dish to serve.  It can be made ahead of time, can feed a large group and is just as delicious fresh out of the oven as it is at room temperature.  And friends, this Mushroom and Shallot Quiche is divine, the perfect decadent treat for your loved ones.

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Sips

Summer Solstice Cocktail

June 15, 2017

summer solstice cocktail

Summer Solstice, the longest day and shortness night of  year is just around the corner.  Considered somewhat of a tipping point, it comes with mixed emotion for me – joy for the arrival of Summer, with a hint of sadness (and let’s be real – shock) that the year is nearly half over and that days are going to start getting shorter.  I’m an early riser, 5-6am is my favorite time of the day and I LOVE waking up to light.  But in a few short days that will slowly and sadly start to diminish.

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