Monthly Archives: October 2013

Jam-filled Thumbprint Cookies (Dairy-free)

We carved all the pumpkins last night and the house is decorated for Halloween, so now it is on to the baking! I like to keep a supply of homemade cookies for Halloween night in case friends stop by to … Continue reading

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Pasta and Beans

When I was a child one of the sure signs of autumn was having pasta “fazool” (my parents’ dialect for pasta e fagioli; pasta and beans) for dinner. I was the only one in the family who was not fond … Continue reading

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Italian Plum Almond Cake (Dairy-free)

Italian prune plums are still in season here and this rustic, lightly spiced plum cake is one of my favorite ways to use them. The plums soften as they bake into the cake and the balance of almond, warming spices, … Continue reading

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