Monthly Archives: September 2014

Baked Apples Stuffed with Apples

This is a fairly simple dessert that makes use of apple guts in the stuffing. It also takes advantage of melted brown sugar as a tasty internal sauce. This recipe is for two but can easily be increased for as … Continue reading

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An Apple A Day…

If you saw yesterday’s post, you know we love apples. Here are some of our favorite ways to end a meal. Apple-Topped Coffee Cake Apple Cake with Custard Cream Spiced Apple Cake Baked Apples for Two Applesauce with Brown Sugar … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Apples Galore

The farmers markets are still going strong, but the peaches and tomatoes are making room for apples in these parts. We’re happy with that. Apples are great in any course, why hoard them for dessert? Here are some of our … Continue reading

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Stewed Mayocoba Beans

Mayocoba, or Peruvian beans, are similar to pinto beans in texture and meatiness and taste like a mix between a kidney bean and a lima bean. They are an excellent addition to chili, stew or soup and are fairly inexpensive. … Continue reading

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Browned Nectarines in Honey and Whipped Cream

This is a really simple dessert that works well with really ripe or not so ripe nectarines. Nectarines with Honey 5 nectarines sliced thick 3 tbsp butter 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp amaretto 1 cup heavy cream Melt butter in … Continue reading

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Negroni

Readers often comment on the seemingly bottomless contents of our liquor cabinet. But we really don’t have every mixer on the planet. Sometimes we pool our resources and head to a friend’s house where Campari is stocked and the Mad … Continue reading

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Veal Shoulder Roast

This is a great way to use a tender tasty veal shoulder. Pork will also work, but not nearly as well. Roasted Veal Shoulder Rubbed with Basil 4 lb veal shoulder bone removed 6 large cloves garlic minced Zest 1 … Continue reading

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