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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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Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

One of the things I love about fall in Colorado is the roasted chile vendors who appear, spinning barrels of green chiles over open flames, sending out the most intoxicating scent of charred peppers.  The peppers are often from Hatch, New Mexico, the chile capital of the country, but many come from local farms.  I […]

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spooky spider cheese ball

Spooky Spider Cheese Ball

This is not my typical kind of recipe, but I needed to do some kind of Halloween-themed food for a student party, and I really wanted to do something savory.  If you want some genuinely impressive Halloween eats you should head over to my friend Beth’s blog, Hungry Happenings, but if you just want a […]

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Apple Pie A La Mode Dessert Bars

Apple Pie A La Mode Dessert Bars

Last Saturday we picked up some incredibly juicy Jonathan apples at the Farmers’ Market, and as soon as I bit into one I knew I wanted to make apple pie bars.  The minor tragedy is that we ate so many of those apples that I only had a few left, so I had to supplement […]

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Pasta with Cajun-Spiced Creamy Greens and Sweet Potatoes

Pasta with Cajun-Spiced Creamy Greens and Sweet Potatoes

One of my weekly problem-solving tasks with the C.S.A. vegetable share has been coming up with creative things to do with all of the beautiful cooking greens.  This simple pasta dish was a big success, with a hit of cajun spice offsetting the earthy greens and sugary bites of the sweet potato.   I am […]

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Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl

Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl

It’s almost time to pack up the ice cream maker and start cranking up the oven, but I wanted to share this summer-to-fall transition ice cream that really does taste like carrot cake.  We got a bunch of beautifully sweet little carrots from the C.S.A., and carrot cake is Harrison’s favorite dessert, so…it seemed logical. […]

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