Apple Cranberry Crisp

Apple Cranberry Crisp 2 cups cranberries 3 cups sliced, peeled apples ¾ cup granulated sugar, packed 1 tbs fresh lemon juice ¼ tsp salt 1 cup quick cooking oats ¾ cup brown sugar ½ cup flour 5 tbs cold butter Combine fruit, granulated sugar, lemon juice and salt. Put into a buttered baking dish. Combine […]

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Lemon Soup with Lamb Mint Meatballs

Lemon Soup with Lamb Mint Meatballs Different and delicious on a cold winters night. Meatballs 1 egg beaten ½ cup panko breadcrumbs 2 cloves minced garlic Zest of ½ lemon 1lb ground lamb 1 tbs chopped mint (optional) 2 tbs fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbs dried oregano Dash of Tabasco Salt and pepper to taste […]

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Ricotta, Gorgonzola and Honey Spread

Ricotta, Gorgonzola and Honey Spread Tasty, easy and great for parties.  1-15 oz container ricotta cheese 6 oz gorgonzola cheese, crumbled ½ tsp dried thyme ½ tsp dried rosemary ½  tsp cracked black pepper 1 tbs honey Crackers or baguette slices Sliced apples or pears, or thinly sliced dried apricots Walnuts (optional) Beat ricotta in […]

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New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder 3- 6 ½ oz cans minced clams 5 slices bacon chopped into pieces 4 medium potatoes diced into bite size pieces 2- 3 stalks of celery, diced 1 large onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups clam juice reserved from cans, supplemented with water, clam or chicken broth 2 cups […]

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Kale Apple Waldorf Salad

Kale Apple Waldorf Salad I tweaked this recipe from www.wholefoods.com, a great resource for easy, healthy dishes. 4 cups packed finely chopped raw kale, preferably dinosaur kale 2 large red apples, such as Fuji or Honey crisp, cored and chopped, divided 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped, divided 1/4 cup […]

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Spiced Nuts

Spiced Nuts – great for gifts! 1 egg white, beaten until foamy ¼ cup sugar 1 tsp salt ½ tsp chili powder ¼ tsp ground allspice ½ tsp ground cumin 1 tsp cayenne pepper – more or less depending on heat tolerance 2 ½ cups mixed nuts or single nut of choice Preheat oven to […]

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Baked Apples with Oatmeal Streusel

Baked Apples with Oatmeal Streusel 4 large, tart apples 3 tbs walnuts 3 tbs raisins or other dried fruit, (I like apricots) ¾ cup oatmeal ¾ cup flour 2/3 cup brown sugar packed 1 stick cold butter, cut into cubes 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ginger Pinch of salt Core apples and cut a small […]

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Broccoli, Red Pepper and Cheddar Chowder

Broccoli, Red Pepper and Cheddar Chowder 1 small head broccoli, bottom trimmed off, finely chop remaining stalk, and separately cut florets into small pieces. 1 large potato cut into small cubes 3 cups chicken broth 1 onion, chopped 1 red pepper, diced 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbs butter Salt and pepper to taste […]

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Plum Crumble

Plum Crumble Easy and delicious! 3 pounds fresh plums, pitted, quartered, about 5 cups 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ tsp cinnamon 1 large egg, beaten ½ cup butter, melted Combine plums and sugar, stirring well to blend. Pour into a buttered 11 1/2×7 […]

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Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts

Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts My favorite way to have green beans. 2 cups fresh green beans, cleaned – (stem tip snapped off) 3 garlic cloves minced ½ cup walnuts 2 tbs butter Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Steam beans until tender but still slightly firm. Drain and rinse with cold water […]

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Gazpacho

Gazpacho Full of veggies and vitamins, with a fresh from the garden flavor.  6 ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped, if out of season use cherry for best results. 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped 1 sweet red bell pepper (or green) seeded and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1-2 tbs chopped […]

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Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach Cobbler Very easy and quick, delicious with some vanilla ice cream. ½ cup butter 1  cup plus 1 tbs flour 1 cup sugar, divided 1 tbs baking powder 1 cup milk 4 cups fresh peach slices (use more if desired) 1 tbs lemon juice Pinch of ground cinnamon and nutmeg Preheat oven to […]

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