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Black Walnut Tassies (grain free)

Black Walnut Tassies (grain free)

Well I caved and had to do one more sweet for the season.  I’m going to blame my cooking friend Lucy, over at A Cook and Her Books, for posting her Macadamia-Rum Tassies.  They looked irresistible, so I promptly started working on a grain-free version.  It took a few batches (yeah, we have been eating […]

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Vanilla Bean Sweet Potatoes with Buttered Black Walnuts

Vanilla Bean Sweet Potatoes with Buttered Black Walnuts

In my ongoing quest to create real-food Thanksgiving dishes, I have done a number of different variations on a theme with sweet potatoes–honey and orange glazed chunks, my baked version with Cranberry Butter, and any number of varieties of whipped, mashed, and riced dishes.  Marshmallows never enter the picture.  However, this newest version, using Vermont […]

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Black Walnut Honey

Black Walnut Honey

I’m still in gift-making mode, and today I made a personal favorite, Black Walnut Honey.  Black walnuts are one of those things that you either love or hate, and I am definitely in the love camp.  They have a pronounced flavor that is much stronger than English walnuts, with slightly smokey and tannic notes.  The […]

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