Easter Recipes

messy strawberry jam buns with one bite out of one of them

Overnight Strawberry Jam Rolls


I went completely crazy taking photos for these Overnight Strawberry Jam Rolls. I could photograph these jam buns for days. I mean, look at them. Go on. We make a quick strawberry jam with strawberries, sugar and lemon juice + zest, nothing else. We fashion ourselves a rich dough with egg yolks, buttermilk + dotted with cinnamon and then shove…

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A split scone with whipped cream and fresh strawberries

Strawberry Scones With Fresh Whipped Orange Blossom Cream


Sunday morning I carried my breakfast (Olive oil-fried egg on sourdough toast with tomatoes + balsamic. Try it. You’ll love it.) and latte to the backyard. Still in my pajamas I sat on an old, battered, sun-bleached adirondack and just ate and sipped. There was no rushing. No half-eaten bagels. No missing homework. Gavin was laying on the couch building…

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Overnight Raspberry Buns With Crème Fraîche


I’m thinking these raspberry buns should be on your Mother’s Day table… These are make-ahead raspberry buns that are given a quick rise the morning we’re brunching. We throw the dough and jam together the night before (or up to several days before) and then just let everything rest and flavor mingle. Our biggest concern will be champagne or screwdriver. I was…

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Strawberry Cardamom Torte


You’re about to meet your new favorite dessert: strawberry cardamom torte. And it’s the easiest thing ever. You’re welcome. This recipe is only very slightly adapted from The New York Times’s Plum Torte recipe. I had never even heard of this recipe until this past plum season when I sent out a plea via Instagram: What to do with all of…

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Petite Raspberry Scones + Fresh Lemon Glaze


How’s it going? End of school, blazing pre-summer heat + life have kept me from you. I’m sorry. I’m back. And I’m seriously backlogged with truckloads of recipes that I want to share with you. Think savory Spaghetti + Meatballs  that comes together quickly. Or what about that Salted Caramel Brown Butter Blondie Ice Cream that I’ve been parading around…

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Close up of some super sexy scones

Fresh Strawberry Scones


Periodically I like to put on some grubby clothes, slather my face with sunscreen, pull on my Hunters and make my way out to my planter beds. From November to March, my beds are a little sparse and contain rogue growth…usually the result of anything I let go to seed the prior season. This year, I had beds full of arugula, parsley…

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Tart Cherry Almond Scones


Someone requested these for the bakery and I sort of thought, meh…what’s the big with cherry almond scones. Holy crap you guys, these are my new favorite. Super simple to make. Everything’s a staple, none of this what’s-in-season crap. Pure heaven. Sometimes, by Sunday, when it’s the perfect scone-making day, my produce has dwindled and I don’t want to get…

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Petite Raspberry + Blueberry Scones With Hella Lemon Glaze


My life has consisted of two meals lately: noodles and scones. I’ve been messing around with chow mein noodles, rice noodles, pad Thai noodles and zucchini noodles (which we’re calling vasta, right???). I’ve been dressing them in slightly spicy peanut sauce, a thicker soy-based sauce or a heavy-on-the-sesame sauce. Sort of like my own little culinary version of My Size…

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