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Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way by Amos Miller

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them, except here I will substitute Borden's Nonesuch Mincemeat, or Robertson's (preferred) in a jar instead of homemade mincemeat. You can substitute your favorite shortening (vegetable works great) while I will use rendered leaf…

3 votes
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Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream

Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream by Nancy Miyasaki

Most Irish have a sweet tooth, and this tasty dessert will satisfy it. Legendary Irish cook Myrtle Allen says "Homemade Apple Cakes are the most popular sweet in Ireland." Try this one and you will understand why!

10 votes
17077 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING by Linda Tay Esposito

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on desserts! "Not too sweet" is always a sign of a good dessert for the Chinese!). Instead of heavy cream, you can substitute with coconut milk to give it a more tropical flavor.

10 votes
31914 views
Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert

Strawberry Jello Pretzel Dessert by Tiffany

3 votes
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Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney by Amos Miller

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a chutney should be. The flavors of the pears, combined with the figs' texture and sweetness, the plump raisins and blend of vinegars easily marry to the aromatic spices. And a quality cracked…

10 votes
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Blueberries with Lime Sugar & Citrus Confit

Blueberries with Lime Sugar & Citrus Confit by Amos Miller

This is one of my absolute favorite berry desserts and comes from Tony Bourdain and Les Halles Restaurant in NYC. I have had the audacity to make just one minor modification to the recipe, but I have no regrets, and neither will you. We grow blueberries all season long at Walnut Ridge Farm, so there are always opportunities to try…

6 votes
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Filipino Fruit Salad

Filipino Fruit Salad by Joy

A creamy fruit salad with coconut and sugar palm.

2 votes
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Bananarama Smoothie

Bananarama Smoothie by erin de martini

9 votes
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Delicious Freezer Jam

Delicious Freezer Jam by Nancy Miyasaki

I took the kids berry picking and ended up with a ton of extra berries. Instead of throwing the berries we couldn't eat away, I decided to make homemade jam out of them. Everyone, from my husband to our baby, has loved this jam! So I thought I would share it with you. It's amazingly easy, so don't be scared to try it. We've had…

7 votes
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Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick! by Salad Foodie

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect dessert when you’re short on time. Plus you can make it year round as the microwave won't heat up the kitchen. I have often made this with whole wheat flour and Splenda Brown Sugar Blend.

3 votes
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Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler

Dutch Oven Peach Cobbler by Dean Grason

A rediculously simple recipe for cobbler.

4 votes
25529 views
Budwig Diet Smoothie

Budwig Diet Smoothie by John Spottiswood

Someone turned me on to Dr. Johanna Budwig recently. I read a bit about her research and her diet online. While there isn't a lot of hard evidence behind it, she was definitely ahead of her time in recognizing the importance of good fats, and the harmful effects of bad fats, in our modern diets. She strongly encouraged the…

9 votes
14299 views
Sugar Free Cake, A Tasty Carrot

Sugar Free Cake, A Tasty Carrot by Nathan Willow

With the rise in the number of diabetics in the world, there has also been a rise in the search for sugar free recipes. Here is a tried and tested mouthwatering and sugar free carrot cake recipe that you can prepare at home and enjoy without any worry about the harms of sugar.

3 votes
21941 views
Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie by Amos Miller

Too early for real, fresh fruit pies here - but Spring brings Key Limes, and that means unbaked Key Lime Pie with a slightly sweetened sour cream topping. I use pasteurized-in-the-shell eggs, so there is no issue with salmonella and I can move the pies from prep to cooler. Saves a load of time and makes a fabulous, flavorful,…

3 votes
6827 views
Pawpaw Cookies

Pawpaw Cookies by James Buel

Pawpaws have been called poor man's bananas. If you can't find pawpaws in your backyard, as did the ancient Seminoles and Choctaw Indians, you can substitute bananas in this recipe. Wait until the banana skins are speckled and nearly overripe. That speckling is natural sugar.

1 vote
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