Posts in Recipes
Everything's Coming Up Rosé 2.0

Back in the empire building days, it was the Greeks and Romans who first mixed water and wine. In the everybody-should-have-this cocktail reference book, SPRITZ, Talia Baiochi and Leslie Pariseau explain that the practice of diluting concentrated wines helped mitigate the unruliness that could transpire during a symposium of drinking thinkers all convivially gathered to discuss philosophy.

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Morel Mushrooms, Spinach & Eggs

Morels, with their tall hollow elf house like honeycomb exteriors, begin popping up in pastures, orchards and meadows in late spring—one of the few species of mushrooms in the world that is foraged long before the autumnal equinox when most mushroom species are plentiful.

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Lavender Brie with Macadamia Nuts

Lavender, a member of the mint family with notes of lemony citrus, a hint of rosemary, and an earthiness and otherworldliness all it own, is a sensory stimulator. A culinary treat processed by bees, lavender is the essential ingredient of monofloral honey, combines to create a lovely, seductive taste that pairs beautifully with buttery, subtly sweet macadamia nuts and creamy brie cheese.

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Rustic Lemon Cake

This is a simple cake. A little something that anyone can do and especially appropriate for Mother’s Day when young children wish to make something special for the most important person in their lives. Simplicity can be sublime and it is the sweet addition of spring flowers that take this easy to bake cake to the next level.

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Silver Palate Banana Bread

When life gives you rotten bananas, make banana bread. In fact, seek a copy of the 1980's best selling Silver Palate Cookbook, turn to page 305, and be ready for the world's best banana bread recipe. This is an all butter quick bread with a bit of whole wheat flour thrown in to give it a moist, hearty texture and a satisfying bite. So beloved is this bread at Weston Table that we intentionally buy extra bananas in hopes that someone in our test kitchen will notice and bake up a nutty afternoon tea loaf.

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Yummy Chewy & Flat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hands down this is the best chocolate chip cookie: impressive size, crispy edges and a chewy, gooey center—a trip down memory lane for many who crave their mama's baking. Make sure there is milk in the refrigerator when these babies come out of the oven.

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Year of the Pig Dumplings

This February 5th marks the beginning of the Year of the Pig and the lucky folks with this birth year are characteristically wealthy, hard working, and realistic. What better way to celebrate than with mouth watering soft, stuffed, made at home dumplings served with a smokey tasting dipping sauce made with Chinese black rice vinegar? Invite guests to come and wrap with you and then serve up plates of good luck for the coming year.

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