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Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

This wonderful little skillet cake has quickly become one of my favorite apple recipes. Easy enough to whip up for an everyday treat – yet still pretty enough to serve as an impressive Thanksgiving...

Homemade Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

Homemade Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

Lizzie asked me to reach out to all you canine lovers with an important message: Doggies want to celebrate Halloween too! No no no. Not in this way. Image from Spoiled Rotten Doggies More...

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Maple Pumpkin Oat Muffins with Cinnamon-Maple Glaze

These muffins have the most amazing crown – and they taste terrific, too. The pureed pumpkin helps keep the spiced batter moist; the brown sugar and maple syrup kiss the muffins with just the...

Blueberry lemon cheesecake bars | kitchentreaty.com

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Squares

The bittersweet truth is, fall is pretty much here – and I, for one, am feeling it. In fact, I’ve just about given in. I’ve been thinking about pumpkin recipes. I lit an apple...

Caprese Panzanella

Caprese Panzanella

I think I revealed just how panzanella crazy I am when I raved about the stuff last month. Panzanella, for the uninitiated, is an Italian bread salad. “Bread salad” is not nearly as soggy...

Super-moist lemon cake | kitchentreaty.com

Super Moist Lemon Cake

There’s a well-known new book out there called The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. The premise? The narrator, when eating a dish, can detect the emotions of the person who prepared the dish. Weird.

Tri-Color Potatoes with Basil-Pecan Pesto

Tri-Color Potatoes with Basil-Pecan Pesto

Usually my blog stories start with a silly anecdote or, you know, borderline-insane ramblings. Today, though, I’ve got nothing. Which is sort of disconcerting. But I guess there’s nothing wrong with just getting to...

Fresh Bing Cherry Ice Cream

In between marathon blog redesign sessions, I’ve had a teensy bit of a life. I think it’s still summer – it is, right? I think the weather is pretty nice. I think my dogs...

Ginger and lemongrass iced green tea | kitchentreaty.com

Ginger Lemongrass Iced Green Tea

I’m on a couple of kicks lately. Well – come to think of it – several kicks. I’m just going to talk about two of ’em today. Lately I’m a little obsessed with both...

Gooseberry Blueberry Jam

Gooseberry-Blueberry Jam

I spotted them at the farmer’s market on Thursday. They were red, stripey, and intriguing. “What are these?!” I asked. “Gooseberries,” he replied. “They’re great – try one!” I was too much of a weenie to...