Apples at Juniper Hills Farm

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15 Oct
Pot Pies
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Not a holiday goes by that my sister doesn’t say, “you are making pot pies, aren’t you?” I’ve posted about Pot Pies before, but as we enter Thanksgiving and Holiday time warp, it bears repeating. This is comfort food at its finest. I find it relaxing to make pastry crust from scratch–don’t hate me–but don’t […]

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cake with almond
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  This lovely, moist cake works as well for a showy dessert as it does for a breakfast spread. Enjoy with a cup of tea on a rainy afternoon. Do we need a reason? This is adapted from a recipe by the amazing Ina Garten.

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27 Sep
Comb
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I have a class coming up in early October that I’m excited about.  “The Secret Live of Bees and Cooking with Honey”.  If you are interested in learning more about  bees or starting your own hive, this is a great introductory level event.  We will also be cooking a lovely honey filled lunch to enjoy. […]

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Roasting Tomatoes
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This is another favorite Food and Wine recipe. I love to take a food such as granola– so expected to be sweet and chewy– and turn it on it's head– Savory Granola! I do love granola and this version is so versatile. Change up the nuts, add some spicy spices! This recipe crowns the best […]

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Summer Berries
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  This is an adaptation of a Food and Wine recipe that attracted me because I love the idea of cake and ice cream together. This "cake" came out more like crunchy cookies, which made it totally different than I expected but delightful. I'm planning on experimenting and adding different bits of cakes and cookies. […]

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Carrots
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  Easy sheet pan cooking! Change up the spices as you like!

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fall scene
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  Perfect Fall Dessert! Crazy for Pumpkin!

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Squashes
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  This is another fall favorite of mine. I love the combination of butternut squash, golden caramelized onions, melty cheese, musky sage and flaky pastry. This recipe lends itself to multiple change ups. Most any hearty vegetable can sub in for the squash; use your favorite cheese and change up the herbs as you like. […]

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Apples
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  This is a pretty fancy outcome for a pretty simple process. It can be done ahead of time, wrapped and frozen. Just sheet pan reheat just before serving, but allso good at room temperature. I usually serve this with a little caramel drizzle or a dollop of whipped cream and dusting of cinnamon. I […]

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Vegetable Saute
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  Delicious as a main course dish or as a side for your favorite vegetarian. Add extra stock for added brothy-ness!

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Brownies
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Hazelnut Browned Butter Brownies makes 24 or 48, depending on cutting style 7 ounces hazelnuts, skins removed and toasted (you can buy these skinned, such a great shortcut!) 1 heaping cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon kosher 1/2 cup sugar 4 sticks butter (1 pound) 12 ounces good quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped  6 eggs 2  […]

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Roasting Tomatoes
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Oven Roasted Summer Tomatoes makes about 4 cups 4 pounds Roma tomatoes, Heirloom tomatoes or any good, in season Summer Tomatoes, cut in half, lengthwise or quartered, depending on size 2 large sweet onions, cut into large chunks or quarters 10 garlic cloves, peeled, and left whole ΒΌ cup good quality olive oil 1 scant […]

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