Month: September 2013


Mile High Apple Pie

Did any of you watch The American Baking Competition that aired on CBS in the spring?  It has to be one of my absolute favorite shows of all time.  One of the competitors, James, baked this apple pie that was HUGE.  Remember James?  The likable, funny guy with a beard?  If not, here’s a little

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Plum Poppy Seed Muffins

These muffins came about because I found discounted plums at the grocery store last week.  I’ve always loved lemon poppy seed muffins, so why not plum?  Not to mention this recipe has been bookmarked in my Smitten Kitchen cookbook forever.  Turns out they are absolutely delicious! Plum Poppy Seed Muffins from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

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Heirloom Tomato and Corn Pie

[pinterest] Are we already into fall?  Yesterday the temperature climbed up into the 90’s so it still feels like summer around here.  Our garden is full of tomatoes ripening on the vine and I can hardly pick them fast enough.  So today I’m sharing a savory end-of-summer dish that is easy to make, yet filling

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Watermelon Feta Salad

  Do you have leftover watermelon from your Labor Day festivities?  Then give this salad a try.  The sweet watermelon and tangy feta make a delicious combination.  I was excited to use some of the mint we have growing in our backyard.  Here’s the recipe: Watermelon Feta Salad from Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist

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