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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Rustic Strawberry and Blackberry Galette (a.k.a. Open-Faced Pie)

You guys. I know. Summer is over. Berry season has come and gone. (And our kitchen is finally back in working order. Looooonnnnng story involving a great deal of unpleasantness that kept us from our regular...

Quick Blueberry and Raspberry Breakfast Pastries

Fresh berries are in season, and I couldn't be happier! This is one of my favorite berry recipes. These pastries are sweet. They're buttery. They're bursting with summer flavor. And they couldn't be simpler to make. Throw...

World’s Easiest Apple Crisp

One of our fav things about living in New England in the fall is apple picking! It's still pretty warm here in Salem, Massachusetts, but we go religiously every year, whether the weather calls for...

Autumn Apple Cider and Bourbon Cocktail

Happy October! We've almost made it through Halloween season here in Salem, Massachusetts. Only a few more days to go until the big party. (Check out pictures of last Halloween in Salem, MA here.) To say that...

Maple-Glazed, Bacon-Wrapped Apricots

Forget candy, this is my kind of treat. A friend sent me the link from someone's Facebook page, and I knew I had to try them right away. So simple. So delicious. Sweet. Salty. Fragrant with...

Mile-High Apple Pie

This ain't your grandma's apple pie. I baked it in a cheesecake pan, for a towering 3-inches of apple-pie goodness. This pie is my riff on Dede Wilson's Deep-Dish Sour Cream-Apple Pie from her amazing...

How to Make Elderberry Syrup

Have you had the flu yet this season? How about a bad cold, or (my personal nemesis) a nasty sinus infection? If you have, I hope you're feeling better! If you haven't, I'm sure you've...

Caramel Apples w/Toasted Almonds

Want to see a tableful of people light up like a bunch of 8 year olds? Serve caramel apples for dessert. Depending on how chill your crowd is, caramel apples can be an awesome—and totally...

New England Harvest Turnover

Step-by-step instrux for making sweet and savory turnovers, stuffed with apple, bacon, and cheddar cheese--and fragrant with warm spices.

Maple Roasted Figs

I put figs in the same camp as black licorice: People love them—or hate them. There never seems to be a middle ground. If you're in the first group, then man-oh-man, are you in for...