Sprightly Lemon Verbena Syrup & Limeade

Sprightly Lemon Verbena Syrup & Limeade | LunaCafe

This fragrant syrup is the perfect introduction to the allure of lemon verbena. Imagine the taste of lemon peel, basil, anise, and resin all rolled into one powerful wallop. It’s easy to love the flavor of lemon verbena but not so easy to describe the flavor. To me, it tastes like lemon peel, ...

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Autumn Chicken Salad Sandwich | LunaCafe

Autumn Chicken Salad Sandwich

This chicken salad is bursting with the flavors of autumn—dried cranberries, toasted walnuts, green apples, and fresh herbs.  It's great for sandwiches, and also on a bed of baby greens. I love it both ways. I ...

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Spiced Green Apple Lemon Clafouti, Serving on Plate

Spiced Green Apple Lemon Clafouti

I ran into an interesting clafouti (pronounced klah-foo-tee) formula in an old magazine in a box in the garage recently and almost dismissed it because there can be no better clafouti than Fresh Apricot Ginger ...

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Caramelized Apple Cider Tart, Slice on Dessert Plate

Caramelized Apple Cider Tart

Last week, I received by mail a copy of Ready for Dessert by David Lebovitz. I began immediately to flag the pages (a sure sign that I may actually cook from a book) but then paused on page 90, at a recipe ...

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Apricot Ginger Clafouti - Fresh from the Oven

Fresh Apricot Ginger Peasant Cake

Fresh Apricot Ginger Peasant Cake is a simple, earthy cake in the Clafouti tradition. And a delicious vehicle for fresh fruit and berries in late summer. There's a simple, earthy cake in the French culinary ...

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