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Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Applesauce Recipe

Slow Cooker Honey-Vanilla Applesauce

This recipe will make your house smell incredible, I promise.  We had a couple of buckets of windfall Transparent apples, and after making a Caramel Apple cake and a batch of hard cider with about half of the haul, I decided to can some applesauce.  Cinnamon is the standard spice and it is wonderful, but […]

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Savory Baked Apples

Breakfast has always been a difficult meal for me.  I’m not a fan of a lot of the traditional American breakfast foods that are based largely on starch and sweets, and I spent a number of years skipping breakfast altogether.  While I don’t believe that breakfast is “the most important meal of the day” (and […]

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Updated Waldorf Salad

Apples in season are one of the most perfect foods, and in October I usually eat at least one per day.  Locally we have a wide variety of types available from the farmers’ market and from u-pick orchards, and many are only available for this brief, wondrous season.  If you have never tried some of […]

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Caramel Apple Cake (grain free)

Apple cake may not seem like a summer recipe, but these apples came from the Lodi tree in the front yard, which was absolutely laden with fruit this year.  Lodi’s are an early-producing variety and they are great for cooking, with a thin skin and a tart flavor.  If you don’t just happen to have […]

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Grain-free Apple Walnut Pancakes

This post is a part of the #BrunchWeek blogger event celebrating recipes that any mom would love for Mother’s Day.  If your mom (or grandmother, or person who loves you like a mom…) is trying to avoid gluten and/or grains, this is a great way to add pancakes to your brunch menu.  The batter uses […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

When you think of mushrooms, furry is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but this is a mushroom that looks decidedly furry.  To me, they look like Tribbles, those purring creatures from my favorite episode of Star Trek. Don’t you just want to pet them?  When you slice open a Lion’s Mane, […]

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