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The Food of French St. Martin – Part 1, Dining Out

There are so many amazing places to eat in French St. Martin – I thought I’d share a few of my favorite spots with you. Coco’s on Orient Beach is my first pick for breakfast. The café au lait is just to my liking, and the omelets are light and fluffy. The view’s not half bad […]

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For Mom and Apple Pie

If I close my eyes, I can smell tangy citrus mingling with the aroma of warm butterscotch. A feathery light, golden yellow cake appears in my mind, glistening with a sweet drizzly glaze, sparkling with lemon zest – my mother’s unique and lovely Lemon Bundt Cake. My mother, Evelyn, cooked with the hands of her […]

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Lemon Ricotta-filled Amaranth Crêpes

Amaranth flour is earthy and fine, and yields light, nut-like crêpes with a delicate texture. The batter consistency is slightly different from one made with a wheat flour base, so use a gentle hand when flipping your crêpes. Fill them with creamy ricotta, flavored with pure lemon zest, and naturally sweetened with just a touch […]

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Golden Beet Salad

Golden beets have a mellow flavor that pairs well with tangy cheese, and rich, toasted walnuts. Ingredients 1 pound golden beets 1 cup walnuts ¾ cup olive oil ½ cup champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard Salt and white pepper, to taste 1 small head Boston lettuce 1 small bunch Frisee lettuce […]

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Apfelkuchen

An old family favorite – Apfelkuchen! This cake employs a simple baking powder mix, reminiscent of biscuit dough, that creates a perfect base to showcase the fruit’s natural flavors. Sprinkled with sugary spice and cooked in a hot oven, it’s a real old-fashioned treat. Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt […]

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Blueberry Scones

There’s nothing that says summer like luscious, ripe blueberries. Their sweet-tart flavor reminds me of July picnics and swimming at the lake. How about wrapping some up in sweet, flaky scone batter and baking them in a hot oven until the berries burst open and the tops turn golden brown? Serve them warm, and the […]

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Tropical Sweet Orange Cups

Make this recipe using sweet, seedless navel oranges. Delicious and readily available (with a peak growing season of January through March), their thick, vibrant skins make a beautiful presentation and perfect single serving-sized bowl. Ingredients 1 navel orange 3 tablespoons fresh pineapple*, chopped fine 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut 2 tablespoons non-fat vanilla yogurt 3 […]

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