Grilled Brown Butter Pound Cake with Lemon Curd and Fresh Berries

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Can I just say today’s recipe is pretty amazing. Several months ago we had dinner at a local Portland restaurant.  I don’t usually order dessert when we go out but this time I couldn’t resist.  One of the items on the menu was for grilled pound cake.  I was just too intrigued by the idea of grilling pound cake? Well, I am glad I tried it because it was pretty amazing.  Heating the cake on the grill gave it a nice little crisp coating that was so yummy. So of [Continue Reading…]

Lemon Pound Cake with Lemon Curd

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One of my favorite things to do is eat out!  Fortunately Portland has an amazing selection of locally owned restaurants.  I think I could eat out every day and never run out of fun new places to eat. Another one of my favorite things to do is to try and recreate at home an amazing dish I have had at a restaurant. I recently enjoyed lunch with a friend at the Hands on Cafe, a fun little student run cafe at the School of Arts & Crafts on the west side [Continue Reading…]

Marilyn’s Lemon Curd and Ice Cream Pie

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     Today’s Lovely Lemon recipe is one I have had in my file for over a year.  It was given to me by my brother’s mother-in-law, Marilyn.  Last year when we were together for my nephew’s birthday, Marilyn told me about this amazing dessert she had made for Easter dinner.  It was a lemon recipe so of course I had to have it.  Marilyn graciously emailed me a copy of the recipe.  I printed it off and stuck it in my file. I pulled the recipe out this week because [Continue Reading…]