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Spiced Apple Pie Filling

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 Happy Daylight Saving time! And a very happy November to you, as well. Here in Seattle, we’ve far-too-easily stepped into fall; we didn’t get much of a summer, so fall actually feels a little more palatable – now, my expectations … Continue reading

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Cherry Fruit Roll-Ups

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You know that Seinfeld where George’s girlfriend tells him that “I find the pastrami to the be most sensual of all the salted, cured meats”? I had a total flashback to that episode when I told Brandon that I was considering making cherry leather; he … Continue reading

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Strawberry Graham Ice Cream

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 Summer is coming, and while other people get ready by doing things like tanning, or perhaps setting up outdoor furniture, or maybe even switching out their wardrobes, I’ve started off my prep this year by making fruity ice cream. Because along … Continue reading

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Crepes with Strawberries, Bananas, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

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 You’ll have to forgive me for getting February’s theme started in late January – I am usually very good at following rules – but when Streusel suggested chocolate (she was clear that she wanted this theme “even though Valentine’s day … Continue reading

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Nectarine Fizz

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 Streusel and I agree that we’re both having a great summer, but we’ve also had a lot going on. Most of it’s been exciting things – she’s selling her house, Brandon and I have been doing a lot of work on … Continue reading

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Blueberry Streusel Muffins

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   Ever in a muffin mood? I was totally in a muffin mood the other day, AND I remembered that I had frozen blueberries in my freezer, waiting patiently to be baked into something happy.   Since I’m so fervently … Continue reading

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Blackberry Custard Pie

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  Hi Friends.   I’ve been a non-blogger lately. A nologger. Struesel’s been carrying the blog weight, and I think we all can imagine how much I appreciate her for it. But I’m back! Back, and I brought a pie … Continue reading

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Simple Scones

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  These are “breakfast” scones, they are crazy easy to make, and are stupid good.   See, Brandon’s parents came to spend the weekend with us, so I baked them last night to eat for breakfast this morning. While we … Continue reading

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