Category Archives: Dessert

Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMY, 2

After the first Dreamy post’s spookiness, let’s move on to something lighter and —well, dreamier! Some folks dream in technicolor, others in black and white. Then there are those, like me, who dream in chocolate. (And related pastries, as well … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FRESH

That they are, fresh from the oven, on their cooling rack! You’d better believe these scones first were, then were no more, in about two inhalations of a bite each. But they’re also fresh in another, more important sense. They’re … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FLEETING (1)

Fortune is fleeting, so the saying goes. Certainly true when it comes to the fortune in a fortune cookie! We crack open the cookie, brush it aside (do you actually eat it? I almost never do),  read the fortune and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PATTERN (3)

Some patterns just cry out to be broken, don’t they? For instance, wouldn’t you like to break these even ranks by plucking one out and calling for a fork? These Italian pastries at La Fiorentina downtown may be already longing … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: GROWTH (4)

Here is dinner salad growing in the garden of Melissa Kelly’s outstanding Primo restaurant in Rockland, Maine: A mixed green salad, so here’s more for the mix: And yes, the salad was fresh (obviously) and delicious. So was the entire … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CLOSE (2)

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vale and hill When all at once I saw a crowd, A host of golden — madeleines! Here they are, packed close together, delicious lemon-y French mini-sponge cakes baked … Continue reading

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Come On, Let’s Do Tapas!

(This post is long because it has lots of photos, lots of food — so if you’re busy right now, wait to read it till later, and then dive in!) In Spain, people don’t even THINK about sitting down to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: BLUE (2)

On a side street just a block away from the Jardin in the centro of San Miguel de Allende, in the state of Guanajuato in Mexico, you will find these blue doors. They are often locked, looking like they’ve stood that way since … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INDULGE

Yeah, there are lots of ways to indulge — but my favorite ways will always involve chocolate in one form or another. Here’s a supreme example, the notorious Bars of Sin at Tucson’s Wildflower restaurant: Incredible! Worth every calorie, and then … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CELEBRATION, 2

All in the Family again: my photo this time, of daughter Jane’s wedding cake. What could be more of a celebration?

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