Rosemary Butter Cookies

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These rosemary butter cookies are delicious. They are delicate, buttery and the rosemary flavor is definitely there, but it’s subtle. They’re not too sweet, but just sweet enough. The cookies crumble in your mouth like a good, buttery shortbread. I tried these cookies for the first time this summer at a neighbor’s house and I […]

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Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Cranberry Sauce

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I served this for dinner on Christmas Eve. I usually make something more grand, like a crown roast of pork, or beef wellington, but this year, my sister was coming with her two small children (aged 2 and 8 months), so I wanted something that would cook quickly because I start cooking when we get […]

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Rosemary-Lemon Sandwich Cookies

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The weekend after Thanksgiving my sister-in-law Barbara served some homemade cookies for dessert after dinner. One of the flavors was lemon rosemary. She asked us all to try them, then to guess what the cookies were made of. I guessed the lemon, but I missed the rosemary. They were delicious. I wanted to recreate them, […]

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Strawberry and Rosemary Scones

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Here’s another delicious recipe made with Mrs. Eldredge’s fresh strawberry jam.   These scones are wonderful and the rosemary gives them a really interesting and complex flavor. You wouldn’t think that strawberry and rosemary go together, but in these scones, they absolutely do. The sweet lemony glaze is wonderful as well. […]

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Union Square Cafe Bar Nuts

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We had a lot of company over Labor Day weekend and consequently I cooked quite a bit, but mostly tried and true recipes.    The only new recipe I tried was for Union Square Cafe (great restaurant, by the way) bar nuts.   I thought they were really tasty.   I love fresh herbs – especially rosemary – […]

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