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Double Chocolate Cherry Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Cherry Chip Cookies |My Edible JourneyA jubilee of cherries

Have I mentioned how much I love cherry season?  Oh yeah, I did, here.  It’s still going strong, and I’ve been indulging as much as I can.  I bought a basket on the weekend from a farm nearer the lake, north of here.  It still amazes me how the micro-climates around the peninsula can produce such variety in the same fruits (not to mention some incredible wines).  These cherries are super dark, and very juicy, but smaller than the ones that we bought west of here.  They are still delicious, though. Continue reading

Hearty Ham and White Bean Soup

So much ham

We ordered a bone in “quarter ham” from a local farm for Easter.  Growing up, we always had ham for Easter dinner.  I don’t know where the tradition comes from (Oh Google… Be a dear and fetch that info for me, would you?).  Okay, so it’s an American thing.  The fresh pork slaughtered in the autumn wouldn’t keep until spring, so what wasn’t consumed was cured.  Curing is not a quick process, so the first hams would be ready around the same time that Easter came along, making them the obvious choice to be the meat at the meal.  Thank you, Google. Hearty White Bean and Ham Soup Continue reading