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Whole Cherry Pie

This is a perfect pie to use up a load of fresh cherries that may be a hair under ripe. Whole Cherry Pie 1 double pie crust 5 cups whole pitted cherries 3 tbsp chopped fresh mint 1 tbsp lemon … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake #2

Here is a steamed version for those of you who like making things more involved. Pumpkin Cheesecake #2 For crust 1 1/2 cups ground ginger snaps 1/4 cup sugar 5 tbsp melted butter For filling 24 oz cream cheese room … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Tart

This tart is fairly straight forward and a great way to use up apples. Rustic Apple Tart Dough 1 1/3 cup unbleached white flour 8 tbsp butter 1 egg yolk Pinch salt Ice water Filling 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 … Continue reading

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Lamb Pasties

These are a great way to use up a little leftover lamb. The dough will make six 9″ circles or 12 5″ ones. Lamb Pasties Dough 2 1/2 cups unbleached flour 3/4 tsp salt 1 stick butter (8 tbsp) 1 … Continue reading

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Strawberry Icebox Pie

Strawberry season is not fully celebrated until after you’ve made one of these. Remember to use the ripest berries and let the pie sit for 24 hours before serving. Strawberry Icebox Pie 1 pie crust 2 lbs strawberries cut into … Continue reading

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Leftover Lamb Pie

This is a great way to use up a large amount of leftover lamb. The dish is fairly easy and quick so it works well for a weekday meal also. Lamb Pie 1 small onion diced medium 2 large turnips … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Best Cheesecake

This is my nana’s cheesecake recipe and it is fairly advanced. It is perfect for a large group of people due to how rich and creamy it turns out. The dough is very tricky so be gentle. Go here for … Continue reading

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