Category Archives: Dessert

Sunday Suppers: So Long Summer

Labor Day weekend might be the symbolic end of summer, but we expect to be sweating for the next few weeks. Still we can pretend that the pool and grill will soon be covered, that leaves are ready to fall … Continue reading

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Candied Figs

We know figs are expensive and some of you will balk at the proportions below. But those of you with a tree in your yard or who may be lucky enough to know someone with a fig tree in their … Continue reading

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Blackberry and Peach Cobbler

We think few things are better than a fruit cobbler in the summer. Blackberries are long gone by the time peaches arrive here, so we dug into the freezer. The filling takes awhile to cook down, but anyone who’s ever … Continue reading

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Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans

These are insanely delicious. Remember to buy seedless grapes or they will be decidedly less delicious. Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans 3 cups seedless red grapes 1 pint fresh figs scant third cup honey 1/2 cup pecan halves 1 … Continue reading

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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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