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Apple Pie

There are few things that say “fall” more than apple pie. Yesterday, I decided to make one using some of the apples I picked last weekend at Eckert’s. Some people have very specific opinions about pie. They like cherry but … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Banana Bread

I’ve been craving banana bread for a couple weeks but I keep making cookies and cake. Then I saw three overripe bananas in my fruit bowl yesterday. “It’s fate,” I thought. I’m constantly on the hunt for the best banana … Continue reading

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Cherry Dark Chocolate Scones

I had some extra cream leftover from when I made smoked salmon and asparagus linguine the other night. I started to brainstorm how to use it. I also searched “how to use up extra cream” (because the internet has an … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

One of my favorite movie quotes comes from (I shudder to admit) “27 Dresses.” The main character, a cynical wedding reporter, said: “Love is patient, love is kind, love is slowly losing your mind.” That got a big laugh out … Continue reading

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My Go-To Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This has been my go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe since pretty much forever. It all started seven years ago. I’d just moved back from France and I was missing the pastries there. However, I realized the one advantage America has … Continue reading

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Swiss Pear Tart with Edelbrand Plum Brandy

A couple months ago, I went to Marthasville, MO, to visit Edelbrand Pure Distilling. The business, which is owned by Lynn DeLean-Weber, Martin Weber, and their daughter Tess DeLean, makes vinars, or Swiss brandy. “Vinars” is word in Romansh, or … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

My favorite kind of cookie is sea salt chocolate chip, but at this time of year, it falls in the power rankings and takes second place behind ginger molasses cookies. There’s something so reassuring about ginger molasses cookies. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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