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Enter a Portuguese pastry shop and you might think you’ve walked into a lab where a mad scientist had been imprisoned for years with

People say travel broadens the mind. In my experience it also expands the palate and occasionally the waistline. Such was the case when visiting

My house right now is filled with the fragrance of roses -- not from real blossoms, long gone from the garden, but from apples,

Flip through any children's coloring book, and the images depicting autumn will be guaranteed to contain falling leaves, acorns and pumpkins. Acorns are one

Many ancient sweeteners are long forgotten, overtaken by the simple, clean taste of granulated sugar. Take for instance, date syrup. Also called date molasses, melasse

At one time, if I wanted a handful of airy, pearl-sugar-encrusted chouquettes, I’d have to either scrimp and save for a trip to France