Apples at Juniper Hills Farm

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Sparkler
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You’ll  have enough syrup to make about 12-18 cocktails. These alcohol measures are for one cocktail. I always make this by the pitcher and then make each drink to order so the bubbles are fresh.  The touch of blueberries help the color of the drink to be more vibrant.  You can rim your glasses with […]

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beef
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When you want something fancy, delicious and impressive.  Try this for company.  It’s fun to light food on fire, for real!   Steak au Poivre with Cognac Sauce  4 tenderloin steaks, 6 to 8 ounces each and no more than 1 1/2 inches thick Kosher salt 2 tablespoons whole peppercorns 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 […]

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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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Pork Roast
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  This roast is so easy and so impressive to present table side!

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Roasted Chile
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  This is my favorite queso recipe, when I'm not in a hurry (think: velveeta). This is from Lisa Fain's Homesick Texan (love!) and it's obviously from the fabulously famous Austin Diner. You can add sausage or ground beef or chorizo if you want or need to meat it up. Use more or less jalapeños […]

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14 Oct
Chicken with Onions
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This is a slight adaptation of a Ina Garten recipe. Easy but feels somewhat fancy. Chicken is crispy, sauce is decadent!

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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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Frying Fritters
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Years ago, I originally made these fritters for a cooking demo at the Dripping Springs Farmer's Market–on the fly–using whatever I found in the stalls on arrival. These fritters are so versatile. Change up the veggies. Use ricotta, goat cheese or feta. Even though you are frying them, they don't soak up too much oil. […]

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White Lasagna
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White Lasagna with Custom Toppings serves 12-16 10-12 lasagna noodles olive oil 1 stick butter (8 tablespoons) 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 rosemary sprigs 2 thyme sprigs 3 garlic cloves, crushed salt 1 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups milk white pepper 1-15 ounce container ricotta cheese 2 cups Fontina cheese, shredded (8 ounces, or […]

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Roasted Chicken
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Chicken Wings with Salsa Verde Italiano 5 pounds chicken wings, cut in half at the joint 2 tablespoons kosher salt 3 Tablespoons Mediterranean Spice Mix 1/2 cup Salsa Verde Italiano Kosher salt Place chicken wings in a large container and cover with water.  Add salt and stir.  Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up […]

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T bones
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Salsa Verde Steaks 
Serves about 6 3 large garlic cloves, minced into a paste Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 T-bone steaks (each about 1 1/2 pounds, and 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 inches thick) Salsa Verde Italiano Rub garlic, salt and pepper all over the steaks, massaging in well. Allow steaks to […]

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