cinnamon apple pancakes

With all these pancakes lately, I’ve had to drag my butt back to the gym. Back to spin class… Sometimes, I hate it. Like when the instructor has us cranking up the resistance to “climb a hill” and the song sucks. Or I look up at the clock thinking we must be close to the […]

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cheddar apple quesadilla

Behold: an apple. It is good for you (vitamins, fiber, blahblahblah), and it tastes good to boot. What could be better? Cheese, that’s what. Melted, gooey, cheddar cheese.

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I fought the law and the law won… Er, actually I fought the big bowl of apples and I won. I made homemade applesauce.

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apple tart

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The preliminary results of my crust taste-off are in, and, given the trial run, this should come as no surprise: the all-butter crust did not win. But that doesn’t mean we can’t love an all-butter crust. In fact, the all-butter crust (aka sweet pastry dough aka pâte brisée) is still a delicious and perfect tart […]

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Easy apple tart and the roundup

Frozen puff pastry, how do I leave thee?  Let me count the ways…  I love you as a turnover.  Twisted with cinnamon and sugar for an easy treat.  Palmiers you roll up quickly.  And most recently, I love you as a simple tart… If you have not yet discovered the frozen puff pastry at your […]

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