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Strawberry Galette, casual goodness

I admire a well-made fruit pie, but so often, it just feels like too much fussy work. All that chilling and crimping and lattice-weaving. Which is why I find the galette so freeing as a dessert form. This strawberry galette has all the good parts of a pie—flaky crust, sweetly relaxed fruit—with minimal hassle. And …

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Peach Cobbler, buttermilk cornmeal biscuit comfort

I’m on a rustic fruit dessert kick. So it was only a matter of time until I got around to peach cobbler. Which is such a comforting dessert. Especially when it’s topped with a nubbly cornmeal biscuit topping. Perfectly ripe, in-season peaches are one of my favorite fruits to eat fresh. When peaches are at …

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Lime Meltaways, delicate buttery cookies

Here. Have a cookie. These cookies are delicate, buttery and limey. True to their name, they are meltingly tender from a generous amount of confectioners’ sugar and a little bit of cornstarch. Apart from the addition of lime juice and zest in the dough, these are much like many slice-and-bake butter cookies (and some of …

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