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Apple Crisp

At this time of year, I crave the smell and taste of apples. To me, there isn’t another fruit worth eating during October. Local apples — sweet, tart, crunchy, juicy — are the best. I love baking with this versatile … Continue reading

16. October 2011 by Nina
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Nina’s Zucchini Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

3 c. whole wheat pastry flour 2 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking powder 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract 4 eggs at room temperature 1 1/4 c. canola oil … Continue reading

04. September 2011 by Nina
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Raspberry Apple Pie Tarts

After serving up apple pie at a recent Sunday family dinner, I got to thinking about apple pie in tart form. Immediately, I had an intense desire to make raspberry apple pie tarts. I remembered making a pie tart years … Continue reading

07. December 2010 by Nina
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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Pecan & Marshmallow Streusel

Here I am with another Thanksgiving side post! Do you like the flavor of roasted marshmallows? Imagine that sweet, slighty sticky and perfectly crunchy bed atop a cinnamon, brown sugar, nut-filled stuffing, huddled in a perfectly baked sweet potato. Yeah, … Continue reading

17. November 2010 by Nina
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Stuffed Delicata Squash

I’ve been telling some of you that I will post some ideas for Thanksgiving sides — and sides in general. Many people say they make the same few sides over and over and they’d like to try some new recipes … Continue reading

13. November 2010 by Nina
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Pumpkin & Butternut Squash Lasagna

My husband follows the blog of Chris Sacca, “a venture investor, company advisor and adventure junkie” in California. He happened to tweet that he made some pumpkin lasagna for dinner and his friends requested the recipe, which prompted him to … Continue reading

10. November 2010 by Nina
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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup is one of those dishes I didn’t truly enjoy and appreciate until a few years ago. Around then, I made my first homemade batch, which deepened my affection for it. What a comforting medley of aromas and … Continue reading

07. November 2010 by Nina
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