Raspberry & Plum Yogurt-Olive Oil Cake

Raspberry & Plum Yogurt-Olive Oil CakeIf I didn’t make a half-hearted attempt at controlling the situation, my backyard would be nothing more than a huge raspberry patch.  I can hardly keep up with eating them (and this is coming from a girl who knows how to eat a lot of berries!).  I’ve been eating them by the handful and the bowlful, scattered over yogurt, baked into cobblers.  I’m  starting to wonder if I could just fill my purse with them and start using them as currency.

Until then, we’ll settle on baking a simple cake.  It’s a yogurt and olive oil cake that’s packed with raspberries and bejeweled with plums.  It’s guiltless enough for breakfast or, with a scoop of ice cream, pretty enough for dessert.

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Sweet Corn & Chive Buttermilk Biscuits

Sweet Corn & Cornmeal Buttermilk BiscuitsIf you don’t like sweet corn, I am truly sorry.  I hope I haven’t lost you forever with yet another corn recipe.

But if you love sweet corn as much as I do and are trying to make the most of it while it’s in season, this one’s for you!  We’re doubling up on the corn-love by making sweet corn AND cornmeal buttermilk biscuits.  Straight from the oven, spread with butter and dolloped with tomato jam, they are straight from summer sweet corn heaven.  They might be my favorite way to use fresh corn…until next week.

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