Author Archives: eatingtherind

Spring-y lemon ricotta cookies

I think I may be one of the only people who can somehow connect these light, airy, spring-y (seasonally AND in texture) cookies to something you would put on a Christmas cookie platter.  But these little, lemony mouthfuls work all year … Continue reading

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Cardamom bread

Even though it has been well over a month since Christmas and people have been most recently caught up in Superbowl wings, nachos, and chili, I’m still thinking about one food item from Christmas: cardamom bread.  I think I had four slices in one sitting. Most … Continue reading

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Orange chocolate chip pound cake

I can’t stop baking.  Be it a silent rebellion against January detoxing and dieting or a craving for winter comfort (snow or no snow, it is still January), the flurry of flour and sugar has not subsided in my kitchen … Continue reading

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Welcome 2012: creamy potato leek soup

I have to say that I completely concur with Ms. Nigella Lawson in that I don’t want to listen to people go on about detoxing and dieting.  Morning television, magazines, advertisements–I’m tuning them all out.  Haven’t we learned yet that new … Continue reading

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The 12 days of Christmas: peppermint meringues

With every holiday/special occasion/festive time of year, I tend to stress out attempting to make every recipe I see in blogs and magazines.  By the time summer has come and gone, I feel guilty that I missed my window to use those beautiful, local cranberry beans … Continue reading

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The 12 days of Christmas: crabbies

You know that if I repeat a recipe here on Eating the Rind, it must be serious.  Attempting the “12 days of Christmas” series again this year is challenging due to a generally chaotic time of year, but also because I … Continue reading

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The 12 days of Christmas: meyer lemon olive oil cake with cranberries

And just like that, another Christmas season is upon us.  Kind of hard to believe, especially as the temperature in Boston is 61°F today.  December 6.  61 degrees.  As much as I yearn for cooler weather and softly falling flakes to inspire … Continue reading

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