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Fig Lemon Jam

Tidbits...The sublime taste of figs freshly picked from the tree is something I discovered since I moved to Italy.  They are still warm from the...

Quince Cranberry Marmalade

Tidbits...It was not until I moved to Italy that I re-discovered the quince.  I remember at my grandparents home that old tree with the gnarly...

Chocolate Cupcakes

Graveyard cupcakes for your Halloween "Boo Bash".  Decorate them in your own spooky way....

Pumpkin Cake Bites

Tidbits...Autumn is my favorite season.  The spectacle of nature, especially in my Michigan home state is a "gift" to the senses. This harvest fantasy is a...

Torta Caprese

Tidbits...Caprese is an antique flourless Neopolitan torte from the island of Capri.  There are many stories about the origin but most agree it was born...

Aunt Pearl’s Huckleberry Pie

Tidbits...Are they huckleberries or blueberries? They say the difference is in the number and type of seeds. Nonetheless, they are kissing cousins and the taste...