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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Best! Bourbon and Brown Sugar Turkey

And so, we again find ourselves on the precipice of Thanksgiving. For many of us in the USA, this is THE day. You do NOT mess around with the food. Great aunt Gertrude may very well make the worst sweet … Continue reading

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Parfait! Better Apple Pie Bars

A few weeks ago, I made a batch of Apple Pie Bars according to a recipe from the nice folk at Kraft foods; and they were quite good. But… Tho’ I (for once) followed instructions and used the sized pan … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Bars

This is a pretty awesome dessert; and the pastry recipe was so unusual – well, to me, anyway – that I knew I’d have to try it. The nice folk at Kraft sent me an email featuring fall desserts, and … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel Spiced Apple Cake

Rich gets emails from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, and, when he sees something particularly interesting, he sends it on to me. This was one of those recipes; a poke cake, wherein you bake a cake from a mix, … Continue reading

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Apple & Cranberry Crisp (No Flour!)

We were going to a gathering the day after Hallowe’en, and I’d promised to make dessert. Thing is, two of the ladies present were off of flour, so, no cake. I had some apples from a local family farm, and … Continue reading

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Apple Dump Cake

Yesterday’s post was good, but a might involved, what with making buttermilk and all, so let’s take it easy today, and put together some dessert to go with our meatloaf – a cake! “But, but, wait!” you say “Cake is … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Apple Cake

Don’t get all worked up; yes, this is a French cake recipe, but no, it is not complicated, nor is it in any way difficult to toss together. You don’t even need an electric mixer; just some apples, eggs, rather … Continue reading

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French Apple Cake

Ridiculously simple to toss together, and really, very, very good, this recipe, from Dorie Greenspan’s Around My French Table, is also a wicked handy way to use up a few apples that have, ermmm, shall we say, been hangin’ around … Continue reading

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Parfait! Apple Galette

Always fretting your home made apple pie never looks like the ones in the magazines – with those cunnin’ little leaf cut outs and perfectly crimped edges? Well, fret ye not! A galette, simply put, is a pie with most … Continue reading

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