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Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Honey

Carrot Cake Ice Cream

One of my most popular older recipes is Carrot Cake Ice Cream with Cream Cheese Frosting Swirl, and it is popular for a great reason: it tastes like frozen carrot cake!  Hard to go wrong there.  We are once again in farm-fresh carrot season, with the kind of sweet, young carrots that are perfect for […]

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Rosemary and White Pepper Almonds

How to Roast Your Own Nuts

Yeah, I gave it a lot of thought and I still went with that title.  No apologies.  I had a request from a friend for “roasted nut” recipes, and I was happy to oblige.  Not only is it easy to make new flavor combinations and interesting snacks, flavored nuts make a great holiday gift–and a […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Dip with Walnuts

Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

The C.S.A. share has been delivering a lovely array of sweet peppers the last couple of weeks, and this dip–my take on Middle Eastern Muhammara–is a versatile way to use them up.  This dip is typically thickened with some sort of bread, but the walnuts really make that addition unnecessary.  Toasting the walnuts add another […]

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Banana Ice Cream with Toasted Walnuts and Chocolate Chunks (dairy free)

Banana Ice Cream with Toasted Walnuts and Chocolate Swirl (dairy free)

This is my dairy-free and no-refined-sugar version of my favorite Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor.  I don’t want to get into any copyright infringement issues, so let’s just call this Obese Chimpanzee ice cream.  It’s a banana ice cream base, swirled with toasted walnuts and chocolate.  It is irresistible.  I melted the chocolate with […]

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Grain-free Apple Walnut Pancakes

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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Blue Cheese Stuffed Strawberries

Blue Cheese Stuffed Strawberries (plus a giveaway)

This recipe makes a lovely and quick appetizer or a light dessert, and I have also been known to eat some of these as a fast lunch.  I could probably live on the combo of fruit and aged cheese, and this version skips the traditional crackers, yet still works well as a hand-held nibble.  This […]

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