the simple hive


French Butter Bell

We are butter people, here at the hive.  We don’t overdo it, but we love butter.  And cheese.  Always the cheese. The downside of butter, is that it isn’t spreadable when it is cold and it must remain refrigerated because…

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Easy Nut-Free French Macarons

  Over the summer, I took a break from the blog to spend time with my kids and to catch up on many neglected projects around the hive. It was a good change of pace and I have many things…

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