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Drizzling oil on a platter of peach tomato salad with feta crouton

Peach Week: Peach Tomato Salad with Feta Crouton

Yes, it is Peach week on this blog. Also, yes, I am posting about a salad with a recipe for feta crouton because a peach tomato salad is simple. Some peach slices with tomato slices on arugula are all I have on the plate. So humor me. This combination of the Peach Tomato Salad with Feta Crouton blew my mind away. So here we are!

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Cut Peach Focaccia showing the crumb

Peach Week: Peach Focaccia

As with all things food with me, I was minding my business. Then the New York Times posted the most amazing picture of their peach focaccia. And I fell in love and I just had to have it. Not only did I have to have it, but I also had to make all things peach. So I spent my days in the kitchen cooking and my nights on the ‘net researching. Before I knew, Peach Week was born! Yes, it is Peach Week!!

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Whole Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Sometime last year, I started a relationship with a new nut. I have known hazelnuts for a while. But in the last year, our relationship deepened. And now, I am blending hazelnuts into flour in my newish food processor. Then I am making Chocolate Hazelnut cake with mascarpone cheese frosting and fresh berries. Yes, that relationship escalated. But this chocolate hazelnut cake is such a thing of beauty.

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corn and zucchini fritters vertical

Corn and Zucchini Fritter

I have spent the past couple of days developing recipes for this blog. Luckily, I have also had access to taste testers. My taste testers, aka my friends and family, have been giving me feedback. This corn and zucchini fritters is one of the recipes that scored high marks. Since it got a high mark, I thought I would share quickly so that you can make some fritters from your late summer zucchini crops.

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Bluefish in Caramel Sauce

Bluefish In Caramel Sauce

Food is my love language. There are many things about me that I have yet to figure out. But my love language I know for sure. Food allows me to express my love for others. For me, love is the thing that makes me want to cook and feed others. The more extravagant the meal, the deeper my feelings. Making this Vietnamese-style Bluefish in Caramel sauce was an expression of love.

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