Category Archives: Dessert

Peanut Butter Pancakes

We like to think Elvis was doing this a long time ago in a galaxy far far more awesome. Peanut Butter Pancakes 1 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter … Continue reading

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Candied Bacon

This is a very simple recipe. The finished bacon can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for at least a week. Candied Bacon 3/4 lb thick bacon (10 slices) 1/4 cup brown sugar Black pepper Heat oven … Continue reading

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Figs with Honey, Olive Oil and Sea Salt

Figs are really starting to come in down here and one of Katherine’s coworkers brought her a batch he’d pick from his own tree. They needed to be eaten that night, but who has time for elaborate desserts after work? … Continue reading

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Peach Butter

Here is a great way to use some of those really fresh ripe peaches sitting on the counter. Go here for how to can jams. Peach Butter 5 lbs peaches skinned and cut into small chunks 2 cups sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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Keen on Peaches

Last year we barely saw any peaches worth buying, which is a crying shame considering how far south we live. (We buy ours from local farmers, but we’re aware some fruit has been subject to recall.) We’re having fun eating … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: An Italian Summer

We wish we could spend some time in Italy this summer, but we’ll have to settle for cooking up an Italian feast instead. Fried Sage Leaves Eggplant Parmesan Or if you prefer something a little lighter Stuffed Eggplant Chocolate Figs … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Goat Cheese in Phyllo

This was a super simple dessert that made use of some frozen phyllo dough we had on hand. Nectarines and Goat Cheese in Phyllo Dough 20 sheets phyllo dough 3 nectarines, sliced 3 oz goat cheese, crumbled 4 tbsp butter … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Light Plates

We like light meals that show off fresh summer produce. Summer vegetables don’t need much help to shine. These simple recipes should hit the spot. Eggplant and Feta “Pizzas” Cherry Tomatoes in an Herb Vinaigrette Figs in a blanket

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Peach Shortcakes

This right here is why we don’t often have dessert in our household. It tastes too good, goes too fast and leaves us in a sugar stupor. But summer is long and peach season is all too short… Peach Shortcakes … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: More Goodies from the Grill

Grilling in the summer is kind of torture in these parts. Sure you keep the house cooler, but you have to stand in triple-digit heat, or close enough to it. Here are some recipes that reward your suffering. Grilled Whole … Continue reading

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