SERIES & THEMES

Meyer Lemon Friands (Tea Cakes) & Lemon Cakes for Sansa Stark

Breakfast & Brunch

I upped the amount of lemon zest in the cake part to bring the special citrus flavor to the forefront more. These friands have a fantastic, balanced, lemony flavor – especially with the Icing.

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Homemade Pear Preserves

Appetizers & Condiments

Bartlett pears were mainly used with an added Comice for this homemade pear preserves. Good texture with small chunks of cooked pear (not the consistency of apple sauce). Very good pear flavor!

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Sizing Up the Seedless Kishu Mandarin

Garden Fresh

Sizing Up the Seedless Kishu Mandarin. How did they compare in both size, taste, and enjoyment of eating…

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Apple Pecan Cake

Breads & Quick Breads
Apple Pecan Cake

Nice texture to this cake and the bits of apple and pecans give it a homey, rustic feel.

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Cream Puff (Choux Pastry) Nibblers

Desserts
Cream Puff (Choux Pastry) Nibblers

What can be more sublime than a perfectly baked pastry shell, filled with the homemade vanilla pastry cream, and then drizzled with the richness of semi-sweet chocolate glaze?

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Apple Walnut Brownies (or are they Blondies?)

Cookie Jar
Apple Walnut Brownies

The top has an irresistible flaky crust like chocolate brownies have. It’s really almost like an apple cake!

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Slow Cooker – Bacon Ale Jam – Bacon Beer Jam

Appetizers & Condiments
Slow Cooker - Bacon Ale Jam

This bacon ale jam sure puts a tasty, sophisticated but rustic spin on a sandwich or used as a condiment spread on a crusty baguette.

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