Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

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“ALL HAPPINESS DEPENDS ON A LEISURELY BREAKFAST.”  John Gunther. It is so nice when I have time to make breakfast.  Actually, it is so nice when I have time to EAT breakfast!  Most mornings I find myself standing at my kitchen counter and gulping down a yogurt; or just grabbing a Starbucks along the way…

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Vintage Cakes: Lemon & Almond Streamliner Cake

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“TRAVELING IS LIKE FLIRTING WITH LIFE.  IT’S LIKE SAYING, I WOULD STAY AND LOVE YOU, BUT I HAVE TO GO; THIS IS MY STATION.”  Lisa St. Aubin de Teran. Travel back to the 1930’s on the Zephyr, the Flying Yankee, or the Comet.  It was the golden age of train travel, when comfort and convenience…

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Raspberry Madeleines with Meyer Lemon Curd

Raspberry Madeleines with Meyer Lemon Curd | From My Sweet Heart

“FIND SOMETHING YOU’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT AND KEEP TREMENDOUSLY INTERESTED IN IT.”  Julia Child. These cookies were shared in 2011 at a very special Valentine’s Day Celebration Event.  Anna, from Crunchy Creamy Sweet hosted some amazing and creative bloggers with their favorite sweet recipes.  I wanted to share a new twist on one of my most…

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Lotta Lemon Pie

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“IT IS PROBABLE THAT THE LEMON IS THE MOST VALUABLE OF ALL FRUIT FOR PRESERVING HEALTH.”  Maud Grieve: A Modern Herbal (1931). Ahhhh Maud….I hope you are right!  Then there’s all the more reason we should all eat this sweet, creamy, tangy pie …and often!  It’s not that there’s a crazy amount of lemon in…

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Lemon Lavender Cookies

Lemon Lavender Cookies | From My Sweet Heart

“THERE’S A FEW THINGS I’VE LEARNED IN LIFE: ALWAYS THROW SALT OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER, KEEP ROSEMARY BY YOUR GARDEN GATE, PLANT LAVENDER FOR GOOD LUCK, AND FALL IN LOVE WHENEVER YOU CAN.”  Alice Hoffman. About a month ago, I participated in an online bake sale.  I bid $50 on some cookies and I won!!! …

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