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Ten Layer Lemon Meringue Cake

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cakes / desserts & sweets / fruit / In the Kitchen

Let me get something off my chest; I have a problem with layer cakes that are 3 inches of cake for every 1/4″ of icing.  My ideal is {in equal measure} cake, icing, cake, icing ..and so on and so forth until you run out of both.   I want layers upon layers that are none too dry or too sweet.  It makes it difficult to have perfect sides, and 30 second videos of the perfect […]

Lemon Curd

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custards & pudding / desserts & sweets / fruit / In the Kitchen / Uncategorized

I have been waxing lyrical about lemon curd for days. Finally, the desire had become so overwhelming, I took matters into my own hand. It was time. My counter top had become over-run with duck eggs, a basket of lemons was prepping for it siren song to the fruit fly migration, and I can only stand the thoughts in my head for so long. The hue of this curd is overwhelmingly beautiful and true. It […]

Apple Harvest

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breakfast / fruit / In the Garden / In the Kitchen / winter

Mike planted 20 plus varieties of apples in our orchard. We have pie apples, sauce apples, snack apples, brandy apples and cider apples. To further the cause, our neighbor also grows a variety in her orchard. We are not starved for apples from late spring to early winter. Today, in the dense of early morning midst and chill, I picked the trees clean. Bushels and bushels of apples. A workout and a treat! These apples […]