Perfumed Coconut Date Shake
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Perfumed Coconut Date Shake

Yesterday, I ran errands in Manhattan.  I highly recommend visiting Manhattan during the final long weekend of summer.  It’s empty, and you get the full attention of anyone unfourtunate enough to be working at the few businesses that remain open.  As

Perfumed Coconut Date Shake
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Perfumed Coconut Date Shake

Yesterday, I ran errands in Manhattan.  I highly recommend visiting Manhattan during the final long weekend of summer.  It’s empty, and you get the full attention of anyone unfourtunate enough to be working at the few businesses that remain open.  As

Blackberry Beet Borscht
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Blackberry Beet Borscht

I know! I know!  Enough with the blackberry recipes.   This is the last one, since we are now back in NYC.  In addition to eating a lot of blackberries while on Gabriola, we ate a good amount of locally

Blackberry Beet Borscht
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Blackberry Beet Borscht

I know! I know!  Enough with the blackberry recipes.   This is the last one, since we are now back in NYC.  In addition to eating a lot of blackberries while on Gabriola, we ate a good amount of locally

Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/blackberry-ginger-gin-cocktail/
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Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail

We drank a  serious amount of this cocktail on our visit to Gabriola Island.  It started with a lovely recipe from a recent issue of Bon Appetite for a Blackberry Ginger Vodka Cocktail  and gradually transformed over two weeks, as we

Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/08/27/blackberry-ginger-gin-cocktail/
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Blackberry Ginger Gin Cocktail

We drank a  serious amount of this cocktail on our visit to Gabriola Island.  It started with a lovely recipe from a recent issue of Bon Appetite for a Blackberry Ginger Vodka Cocktail  and gradually transformed over two weeks, as we

Sockeye
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Sockeye Salmon with Blackberries and Leeks

It’s salmon and blackberry season and I am visiting my mother on Gabriola Island.  We are picking buckets of blackberries every few days, so I apologize in for the flood of blackberry recipes, but that is what we are eating.

Sockeye
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Sockeye Salmon with Blackberries and Leeks

It’s salmon and blackberry season and I am visiting my mother on Gabriola Island.  We are picking buckets of blackberries every few days, so I apologize in for the flood of blackberry recipes, but that is what we are eating.

Gluten-Free Blackberry, Apple, Plum Cobbler
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/blackberry-apple-plum-crumble-gluten-free-gabriola-island/
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Blackberry, Apple, Plum Crumble (Gluten-Free)/ Gabriola Island!

My husband and I are currently visiting my mother on Gabriola Island, where almost exactly three years ago, we were married.  It has been a spectacular trip, so far mostly focused on seeing beloved family and friends.  We had a day

Gluten-Free Blackberry, Apple, Plum Cobbler
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/blackberry-apple-plum-crumble-gluten-free-gabriola-island/
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Blackberry, Apple, Plum Crumble (Gluten-Free)/ Gabriola Island!

My husband and I are currently visiting my mother on Gabriola Island, where almost exactly three years ago, we were married.  It has been a spectacular trip, so far mostly focused on seeing beloved family and friends.  We had a day

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Fresh Peaches with Meringues / Farmshare cooking

Okay, while we are on the topic of simple desserts to make with local, seasonal stone fruit, here’s a good one.  The combination of juicy fresh peaches and cloud like, nut studded meringues really works.  Sometimes meringues fail to puff up

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Fresh Peaches with Meringues / Farmshare cooking

Okay, while we are on the topic of simple desserts to make with local, seasonal stone fruit, here’s a good one.  The combination of juicy fresh peaches and cloud like, nut studded meringues really works.  Sometimes meringues fail to puff up

Adaptable Fresh Fruit and 
Mascarpone Tart
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/adaptable-fresh-fruit-and-mascarpone-tart-gluten-free-or-not-farmshare-cooking/
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Adaptable Fresh Fruit and Mascarpone Tart (gluten-free or not)- Farmshare Cooking

I’ve been very busy.  I worked 12-16 hour days all last week.  So, I have not had a whole lot of time to cook.  The craziness is over now.  I have this weekend off, and next week I go back

Adaptable Fresh Fruit and 
Mascarpone Tart
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/07/26/adaptable-fresh-fruit-and-mascarpone-tart-gluten-free-or-not-farmshare-cooking/
/ Erin

Adaptable Fresh Fruit and Mascarpone Tart (gluten-free or not)- Farmshare Cooking

I’ve been very busy.  I worked 12-16 hour days all last week.  So, I have not had a whole lot of time to cook.  The craziness is over now.  I have this weekend off, and next week I go back