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Apple Muffins

Delicious muffins bursting with apple pieces, these are perfect! Never use electric beaters when mixing muffin batter. 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs beaten 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 3 cups chopped apples 2 tbsp milk using [ ... ]
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Plum Tart

for pastry dough 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest 2 large egg yolks For filling 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 lb small plums (preferably prune plums), halved and pitted 1/2 tablespoon fresh [ ... ]
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ROASTED TOMATO SPINACH SALAD WITH CITRUS MUSTARD VINAIGRETTE

INGREDIENTS 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon sugar 10 oz. bag of spinach ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted Citrus Mustard Vinaigrette juice of ½ an orange 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon orange zest 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1 [ ... ]
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Deep Dish Sour Cream Apple Pie

This is an extra-deep pie, made in a springform pan. The sides of the apple pie are more than 2 inches deep, so there’s plenty of filling. The crunchy, buttery brown-sugar crumb on top is lightly accented with cinnamon.
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