Category Archives: dessert

Handmade Christmas

Now that all the gifts have been given, I can share with you some of the handmade Christmas gifts we gave this year. Lots of handmade chocolates including chocolate covered apple cider caramels, and candy cane covered peppermint truffles. Strawberry … Continue reading

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Cherries and Berries

Last Saturday Matt and I went to pick sour cherries at Poverty Lane Orchards.  We do have a sour cherry tree in our yard, but it won’t produce enough to make the jam, and pies we wanted to make.   We … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 6/27/11

Here are photos of this past week’s harvests. Monday- Strawberries Tuesday- Mushrooms from my Back to the Roots kit. Wednesday- Garlic Scapes, the first Piracicaba Broccoli, a few shell peas, & more strawberries. Thursday- Lettuce, strawberries & snowpeas, with one … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pie

Strawberry Pie is one of my favorite summer desserts.  This recipe has you cook half the strawberries down into a jam like consistency and then stir in the other half of the berries raw.  The pie sets by chilling in … Continue reading

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Special Chocolate Bars

I heard about making your own chocolate bars with special toppings back in December on the Splendid Table. However, there wasn’t time to experiment in the mist of the Christmas travel season. Recently I saw a picture of some chocolate … Continue reading

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