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Zucchini Muffins

It may not be a holiday, but gardeners everywhere are celebrating Zucchini and other summer squashes that are abundant in backyard gardens. Makes 10 large muffins Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pound zucchini (about 2 medium) I used [ ... ]
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Raspberry Blueberry Pie

Absolutely delicious! The combination of raspberry/blueberry was perfect!. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 1/2 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 6 tablespoons chilled solid vegetable shortening, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 3 tablespoons ice water Nonstick vegetable oil spray for the pie [ ... ]
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Shrimp with Spicy Breadcrumbs

There is no substitute for all of the great things that happen to pasta dishes like this one when you finish them with the brilliantly crunchy contrast of a healthy dose of crumbs. BREAD CRUMBS 1/4 pound Italian bread, torn 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped oregano 2 garlic cloves, [ ... ]
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Toasty Oatmeal Muffins

You know those oatmeal muffins that you probably serve to everyone, for breakfasts, mid morning snack, afternoon snack, evening snack, etc…. This morning I tried Cook’s Illustrated toasted oatmeal muffins, knowing that any recipe they put out is, they believe, the best one ever. I [ ... ]
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Fresh Tomato Tart

one 8 inch Tart Almond and Pepper Crust: 1 cup all­purpose flour 1/4 cup almond flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper (I like my coarse) 1 stick cold butter, in pieces ice cold water Filling: 1 cup fresh ricotta 1/3 cup torn basil leafs salt and pepper sliced tomatoes, all kinds, makes it look [ ... ]
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