Monthly Archives: September 2014

Baked Apple Pancake

This is great as a course for brunch or as dessert for a night that breakfast was for dinner. The recipe is adapted from this one. Baked Apple Pancake 1 cup milk 4 eggs 3 tbsp sugar + 1/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Soup

The slow-cooked beans really bring a fantastic flavor to this simple soup adapted from The Silver Spoon. Creamed Garbanzo Bean Soup 1 cup dried garbanzos soaked in cold water overnight then drained 1 onion, sliced thin 3 cups chicken stock … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fall Soups

It’s cool enough to survive without air conditioning, but our weather isn’t quite fall-like yet. Still we’re ready for crisp autumn days to arrive, perhaps they’ll be here by December. Here are some of our favorite soups to herald fall. … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns

This is a recipe I adapted from my second favorite baker’s book, Bernard Clayton’s New Complete Book of Breads. I promise this is not an advert. This bread is fantastic as a loaf but works even better shaped into buns … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Pear Coffee Cake

This is chock full of fruit. Apples or pears would work. We used pears because one of Katherine’s coworkers has a pear tree. Have we mentioned how much we like Katherine’s coworkers? Cinnamon Pear Coffee Cake 6 tbsp unsalted butter, … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Apple Drinks (So Far)

The foliage isn’t ever that grand down in these parts. But hey the apples are lip-smacking and since the temperatures are still in the 80s we need refreshment suited to the season. That’s why we love these apple drinks. (We’re … Continue reading

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Squash with Wild Rice, Pears and Almonds

This is a great main course or side depending on the size of the squash used. Acorn squash has the best texture for roasting, but any gourd would work. Make sure to toast the seeds for a snack later. Acorn … Continue reading

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