Watermelon Lemonade

You’re ten minutes and three ingredients away from a refreshing and flavorful summertime sipper. The real thing, made from real fruit and citrus, is so much better than anything that comes out of a plastic bottle. Depending on the sweetness of your watermelon, you may need more or less sugar. Taste and adjust according to

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Zucchini Pecan Bundt Cake

This recipe comes by way of David Leibovitz, who himself adapted it from former Babbo pastry chef, Gina DePalma. With origins from two acclaimed pastry chefs, you know it’s going to be good. I’ve made some slight adjustments, including the use of whole wheat flour for a heartier flavor and added health benefit. Don’t be

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Crispy Fish Sandwich

If you have the time and inclination to make telera (bread) for these sandwiches, you will be well rewarded. Simple rolls to make, they have a short rise and a subtle flavor. You must not skip the step of warming them in butter over the hot skillet before assembling the sandwiches. All of the other

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Telera Bread

This is a very simple bread to make at home, and one that is completely worth the effort when making crispy fish sandwiches. You will not find a better match. Since they have a quick rise and do not develop a lot of flavor in the dough, it is important to split them and toast

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Sand Dollar Cookies

This is in essence, a buttery snickerdoodle cookie. Topped with sliced almonds, pressed into the dough before it bakes in a star pattern, the resulting cookie resembles a sand dollar. Fun and festive, especially for taking to the beach, this simple cookie will put a smile on any kids’ face.

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