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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis and Baby Spinach
Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis and Baby Spinach

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis and Baby Spinach is dinner made on one sheet pan. With sweet (potatoes and raisins), salty (capers), creamy (cannellini beans), tangy (lemon juice) and herbaceous (herbes de Provence, spinach), this is a satisfying meal on many levels. That it is also vegan is also a definite plus!

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Strawberry Gelato

A light, airy strawberry gelato of the Gods, from Giuliano Hazan in “Hazan Family Favorites.” From the original site: Simply fresh berries, sugar, water, lemon juice and a touch of cream, this is a light-tasting, refreshing treat that was a little tangy, a little dairy, a light texture, perfectly sweetened and flavored.

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Winchester Sun Pumpkin Pie

This comes from the excellent book, “Southern Pies: A Gracious Plenty of Pie Recipes, from Lemon Chess to Chocolate Pecan,” by Nancie McDermott, a North Carolina cookbook author who has gathered up 60+ recipes for every type of Southern pie you can imagine. Any book sporting the phrase, “a gracious plenty” automatically wins the competition […]

Peach Plum Apricot Streusel Crumble

The colours, the flavours, the charm of stone fruit … always like a dream. The crumble was addictive and difficult to keep away from. Sweetly tart and full of soul From the original site: My love affair with fruit in baking and fruit based desserts continues unabated, often bordering obsession. Got back rejuvenated from the […]

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Exploring the Past – A Year’s Worth of Dinners (1971!)

At the ice cream shop down the street from our house, the walls are lined with books.  For a mere 50 cents, you can take one home with you.  Well, the other night I couldn’t resist leaving with this one.  Its name?  “Menus For a Whole Year of Dinners”  – and it’s from Good Housekeeping […]