An uncut peach and blackberry galette.

Peach and Blackberry Galette

There's a window right in front of my desk, and outside that window are the branches of a dogwood tree. Those branches sway with the slightest wind, scratching and tapping the glass and always making me thing there's a visitor wanting to come in for a cup of tea. One of those branches already has a few yellow leaves, hinting that fall is just around the corner. Here in Georgia, we get a glimpse maybe in the morning or late evening but mostly it's still just hot. Very hot. And humid. Very humid. And because I'm not quite ready to let go of summer and traipsing around outside barefoot, today I bring you this peach and blackberry galette. This galette is something for which you must use fresh peaches and blackberries. If you can't get them now then tuck this recipe away until next summer. ...

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Lemon Bars

closeup of lemon bars on tray

Lemon bars are super easy for you to make but they are a dessert that seems elegant and decadent—impressive to your guests while only requiring minimal time and effort from you! What could be better than that?! I made these a few weeks ago for a party and everyone devoured them. I think we had maybe three leftover. They are best on the first day but will keep for one more day if you have leftovers. I don't like them longer than that because the crust softens too much. You'll need some fresh lemons for these lemon bars. Don't use lemon ...

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Because a girl’s gotta have chocolate…

peanutbrittle

Nuts About Virginia

Years ago, I used to sit in Granny’s kitchen and watch television with her while she prepared dinner (which is what we now call lunch) or supper (which is what most people call dinner). In the afternoons, we watched The Stories, all her favorite soap operas. But in the mornings, we watched the first cooking…

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