Monthly Archives: October 2015

Triple Chocolate Cookies

These triple chocolate cookies are meltingly soft with a rich chocolate flavor. You can’t eat just one. Guittard is my favorite brand of chocolate chips, so use them if you have access. The recipe was given to me by my … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip with Roasted Garlic, Lemon and Sage

White bean dip is an easy appetizer that is often on our Thanksgiving menu. I prefer using roasted garlic rather than raw along with lemon and sage. Serve with toasted baguettes, pita bread or chips. I don’t recommend freezing this … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Gelato

October is National Italian American Heritage month so I am posting a few of my favorite Italian recipes before the month is over. Hazelnut gelato is a wonderful autumn ice cream and one of our favorites. I recently came across … Continue reading

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Spinach, Beet and Apple Salad with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

For the first time in several years we have had a good crop of beets from our garden. Lately, we have been grating them raw into this light and refreshing salad. It is a versatile recipe that could include shaved … Continue reading

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Apple and Blackberry Crumble with Custard Sauce

This English apple and blackberry crumble is a wonderful autumn dessert. It is so comforting with a nice drizzle of vanilla custard sauce on top. It would make a great dessert for Thanksgiving because you can make it a day … Continue reading

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Mixed Plum and Apple Chutney

For the last month I have been preserving our garden produce along with local fruit. I have pickled peppers, frozen pepper spreads, and made chili peach jam and pesto. I feel a bit melancholy as the days get cooler and … Continue reading

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