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Desserts

Baked Peaches with Cheese

8/12/2011 meps 0

4 fresh, ripe peaches 4 oz cream cheese or brie 1/4 C maple or agave syrup 1/4 C walnuts, chopped Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Cut the peaches in half and remove pits. Arrange […]

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Desserts

4-ingredient Peach Crisp

8/12/2011 meps 0

2-1/2 C coarse cookie crumbs, divided (ginger snaps, shortbread, or molasses cookies) 4 C peach slices 2 T butter 1 T sugar In a shallow baking dish or pie pan, sprinkle 1-1/2 C of the […]

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Cakes

Fig and Almond Cake

8/2/2011 meps 0

An excellent desert for gluten-free friends, or people who are unable to eat sugar, eggs, or dairy. 1/2 lb dried black mission figs 1/4 C almonds 2 t lemon zest Prepare the figs by removing […]

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Baked

Shirley’s Strawberry Shortcake

7/20/2011 meps 0

1-1/2 C flour (whole wheat) 1 t baking powder 1/2 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 2 T sugar 1/2 C shortening 1-1/2 C cornflakes, crushed to 1/2 C 3/4 C buttermilk 1. Stir together […]

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Cookies & Candies

Apricot Balls

10/17/2009 meps 0

1 8-oz package dried apricots, chopped 2-1/2 C flaked coconut 3/4 C sweetened condensed milk 1 C chopped pecans or walnuts Stir apricots, coconut, and milk in bowl. Shape in walnut-sized balls (oil hands). Roll […]

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Breakfast

Apple Cake With Thyme

1/24/2009 meps 0

This can be served plain, as a coffeecake for breakfast, or with whipped cream for dessert. 1 large tart apple (such as a Granny Smith) 4 T fresh thyme or lemon thyme 1 T lemon […]

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Cakes

Sparkling pear cupcakes

10/22/2007 meps 0

Makes 12 moist, scrumptious cupcakes. 1/4 lb butter 1 C sugar 2 eggs 1-1/3 C flour 3/4 t baking soda Dash salt 1 C club soda, 7-up, or champagne (anything clear and sparkling) 1 tsp […]

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Cakes

Pear and almond tart

10/16/2007 meps 0

This is an alternative to an upside-down cake…it’s a “rightside-up” cake. 3/4 C butter, softened 1/2 C sugar 3 eggs 1 C ground almonds 1/4 C flour 4 medium pears, perfectly ripe To prepare the […]

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Desserts

Crunchy Pear Cobbler

10/9/2007 meps 0

I feel pretty strongly that when you get invited to a potluck, you’re supposed to bring a completed dish, not a bunch of raw ingredients that are going to take over the host’s kitchen and […]