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Poached Pears with Chocolate and Wine Sauce

This dessert is a great way to use up sweet wine that may be a bit past its prime. Even if you skimp on the wine, go for broke on the chocolate. Poached Pears with Chocolate and Wine Sauce 1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Don’t think of this as a substitute to pumpkin pie. Think of it as a great addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table, which we think can always fit one more dish. It’s really the best of both worlds, a bread … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Biscotti

These are the best biscottti we’ve made since the last time we made biscotti. OK, seriously these are fantastic. Earlier this fall we tried to make pumpkin spice cookies and they turned out too cakey. So we turned to our … Continue reading

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All Pumpkin, All the Time

Everyone seems to go gaga over pumpkin at this time of the year and we’re no exception. But we realized two things in looking at our archives: 1) We have quite a few recipes with pumpkin 2) We could stand … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Raspberry Granita

We planted our watermelon late, so we’re still harvesting it. Those of you reaching for your fall sweaters can bookmark this for next year. Watermelon and Raspberry Granita 12 ounces raspberries, fresh or frozen juice from one lime 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Baked Figs with Amaretti

By Katherine I was a bad girl and ate all the baking chocolate. (Not the unsweetened stuff, but these dark bars Greg buys for chopping and melting.) That ruled out making my favorite fig recipe from last year. But as … Continue reading

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Olive Oil and Grape Cakes

This is a great way to use up grapes you forgot about in the back of the refrigerator. Not that we’re speaking from experience. Olive Oil and Grape Cakes 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup dry polenta 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry Tart

We’ll be back with Sunday Suppers next week. We wanted to finish out the week with one more strawberry recipe. Fresh Strawberry Tart For Crust 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tbsp powdered sugar 1/4 tsp salt 8 tbsp chilled butter … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Vegetarian Feast

We like this meal because it blends seasonal and pantry ingredients. Risotto is good anytime of the year. Stuffed Artichokes Red Wine Risotto Lemon Basil Granita

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Vanishing Biscotti

The first rule of food blogging: Remember to snap a picture of whatever you’ll be writing about. Never, for instance, bake cookies for a coworker and take them off to work without first artfully displaying them or at least snapping … Continue reading

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