Valentine's Day Chocolate Cloud Cake

February 16, 2021

There were a few requests for the Chocolate Cloud Cake recipe I made on Valentine’s Day so here you go. It’s from a fantastic book, Classic Home Desserts, by the late Richard Sax. This was one of the first cookbooks...

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Summery Apple and Poppy Seed Coleslaw

July 06, 2020 50 Comments

This is a Bon Appetit recipe I first had on the Vineyard over the summer of 2001.  Coleslaw is something I can generally take or leave, however, this recipe was a standout and I end up pulling it out every summer, often for the 4th of July.  

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Patricia Wells' Leek Tart Recipe

April 26, 2020

While savory tarts are standard fare in French pastry shops, at the time it seemed foreign and sophisticated to me.  The truth is, there is nothing fancy about it.  

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At Last, Spring! Open House

May 08, 2018 2 Comments

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Irish Soda Scones

March 16, 2018 2 Comments

When I moved to New York City after college, I worked at Cartier, in their flagship store on Fifth Avenue.  It was a great job, although I was too young to...

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February Getaway to Paris and London

March 04, 2018 8 Comments

Those of you who are friends in Oldwick and on Instagram know I’ve been out of town the last few weeks.  I was in Paris and London, where I stocked up on inspiration as well as one-of-a-kind antique and vintage treasures for the shop....

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