Monthly Archives: October 2011

Apple Clafoutis

This is a classic french pudding cake with a delicate custard layer. So easy to make with the fresh fruit of your choice, milk, ¬†flour, eggs, sugar and salt. Start with enough fruit to fill the bottom of a deep … Continue reading

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Perfectly Poached Pears

Yes, it is apple season, but it’s also pear season. I’ve got a real thing for pears, and poaching pears is so easy. It’s a shame not to do it. I followed a simple recipe from David Lebovitz’s blog. Some … Continue reading

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Just in case you wanted to know…

A box makes a great praying mantis trap. I was making pear preserves the other day, and once I unloaded the new jars from their box, I tossed the empty box outside the kitchen door. Along came an unsuspecting mantis, … Continue reading

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Apple-Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

  I found this recipe in Southern Living magazine, and knew I just had to try it. I did alter it to suit my taste and ingredients. With 3 cups of fresh peeled and chopped apple and 3/4 cup of … Continue reading

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