Apples at Juniper Hills Farm

Brunch

turnovers
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These turnovers are so delicious.  They can be made ahead of time and they reheat beautifully.  Great on a brunch spread or as a light lunch with a salad  Pear Leek Gruyere Turnovers makes 8 turnovers  2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 1 1/2 cups chopped leeks 1 6- to 7-ounce firm but ripe pear, peeled, […]

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apple cake
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  I got this recipe from my friend Sarah Fioroni. Her family has a farm sitting high above the village of San Gimigiano, Italy. It's a light and easy cake batter, adorned with rows and rows of concentric circles of apple slices. The result is a stunner of a cake. I dust mine with powdered […]

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Blueberries
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  This is a great old fashioned sour cream muffin base that can be used with a multitude of various fruits. It has a light crumble topping that you can use or skip if you're not into that. It's summer berry season!

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Salsa Making
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  This is a great spicy version of New Year's Black Eyed Peas. The ham is of course optional. This basic green sauce can be added to many recipes or used as a salsa.

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Pie Baking
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This is one of my favorite go to pie pastry recipes. It’s been around a long time. I found it in an old pie book, can’t recall where but I’ve tweaked it a bit here and there over the years. So slab pie is just a pie that is baked in a sheet pan–this recipe […]

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Fall Squashes
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Celebrate the season with the flavors of fall! Maple and pumpkin are muffin ingredient winners!

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Fall Squashes
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These sweet biscuits can be made with leftover sweet potato puree or pumpkin puree. They are great for breakfast, brunch or dessert. I sometimes split them and make little ham and boursin cheese sammies.

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Pear Tart
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A savory tart fit for a company dinner or a holiday spread.

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coffe cake
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Delicious and easy coffee cake with lots of streusel topping

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bacon chive cheddar scones
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These scones are so great for breakfast or brunch or as a savory bread addition to a Southern dinner. These freeze beautifully so they work well for entertaining or for a lazy Sunday morning. Change up the cheddar and the chives with any herbs or cheese you have on hand. Smoked cheeses work especially well […]

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Fruit Cobbler
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I found this recipe in a new cookbook I bought called “Holy Sweet”, by Peabody Johanson. She has a wonderful blog, sweetrecipeas.com, which she calls, ‘evil recipes from a nice person’! The book has some outrageous baked goods that are over the top, many using some childhood treats such as Fruity Pebbles Crumb Cake and […]

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6 Apr
Pound Cake with Berries
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Thoughts on Pound Cake… Pound cake, for me, is one of the best classic examples of old school Southern baking.  Although its earliest written history goes back to European roots, this cake has become classically American. Originally, just as the name suggests, pound cake recipes were simply a combination of a pound each of  four […]

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