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quince tart

Quince Tart for #CutcoFallHarvest

Have you ever tried a quince? This round yellow pear-like fall fruit has a wonderful and delicate flavor, but if you try to cut into it or eat it in its raw state you’ll notice that it’s a little bit…woody. Maybe chalky. Either way, not the tastiest fruit you’ll ever eat off the tree. Happily, […]

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mini rhubarb kuchens

Mini Rhubarb Kuchens

Did you ever have that moment as a kid, when you suddenly realize that a food that you assume everyone eats is something that is particular to your family? I had that moment with rhubarb kuchen. As I recall, I was with friends talking about our favorite desserts that we would choose for our birthdays, […]

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brownies and beets

Blackberry Beet Brownies

I’m just going to come out and say it – These Blackberry Beet Brownies are among the best brownies I’ve ever had. (At the very least, they’re right up there with the Kale Brownies and the Lentil Brownies.) But I want to make one other thing clear: I don’t seek out ways to hide vegetables […]

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blueberry smore closeup

Blueberry-Banana Gingersnap S’Mores

Want to put a little “pop” into your holiday baking? Instead of traditional reds or greens, go for blue…as in blueberries.   Even though we generally associate fresh blueberries with the summertime, you can actually find them year-round in the supermarket. From April through October, they’re grown in North America, and from November to March […]

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baked apples

Baked Baby Apples

Ever notice how food is a lot more fun in miniature? That’s how we feel about these Melissa’s organic crimson gold apples. They’re about the size of a golf ball, good for approximately four quick bites of fall apple deliciousness. Plus, they’re just so darned cute. These apples, descendents of the Newtown and Spitzenburg heirloom […]

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sweet dumpling tray

Sweet Dumpling Squash Bars

A sweet dumpling squash is an adorable fall vegetable; round and petite with a creamy yellow-gold flesh. But if you attempt to make a dessert like Sweet Dumpling Squash Bars, will it appeal to kids? Well…here’s a true story: I made these bars yesterday and started taking pictures of them next to some whole sweet […]

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