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Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Rhubarb Strawberry Tart

Strawberry Rhubarb Tart Recipe

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Lynn’s Italian Sesame Seed Christmas Cookies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You’ve never seen anything like a Christmas cookie tray until you visit a traditional Italian home around the holidays. Well, it’s true for me anyway among the Italian friends I’ve had in Philadelphia over the years. Think of the most giant sized round tray you can imagine, piled high, really, really, high with quite […]

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Poached Pears

  It’s been a long while since I’ve seen the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding. I’ve known few people who haven’t loved that movie upon seeing it, and especially appreciated the hilarity contained within the story of Toula, along with her immediate and extended family, the Portokalos.

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“Jewels From My Grove, Persimmons, Kumquats & Blood Oranges” Fuyu Persimmon Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Ah. The Fuyu Persimmon. Have you ever tried it? If not, you must. A flavor all unto itself, the closest taste association I can make to it is a peach, although it tastes nothing like a peach. A sweet ripeness that is juicy, yet slightly firm outside, and on the other hand, not too sweet. […]

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Quick and Easy Peach and Nectarine Tarte Tatin

While the perfect ripeness for PYO Peaches and Nectarines still seemed about a week away upon a recent visit to Styers Orchard a few weeks back, still, we managed our way along to fill a couple of those long handled nylon re-usable bags perfect for hoisting onto the shoulder almost like back packs.

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Blueberry Cake

Blueberry Cake, so easy to make, so lovely to bake, and perfect for an afternoon snack.

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Terhune Orchards, Blueberry Crumble

One of the qualities I’ve always admired in my next door neighbor is her sheer determination, but singly, her incredible ability to really maximize time, make every moment count.

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Key Lime Pie Cups

  Bursting with a highly aromatic scent of citrus, these small green and yellowish balls whose thin outer skin once cut, reveals a plentiful, densely tart juice makes the fruit of the Key Lime a highly treasured ingredient.

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Cooking with Kids “Kids Cook French” Clafoutis with Claudine Pepin

Beginning around 6 months of age, I would pop up my grandson the J-Dude, right onto the pale lime green colored Bumba seat kept set on top of the wooden armed bar stool, then, push the back snugly up against the kitchen island, and together, we would cook.

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Stacked High Apple Pie

I can’t say that this stacked high apple pie is the replica coinciding the verse ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’, but then it just might count, at least a smidgen, given the dense volume of thick sliced fruit contained within.

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