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Split Pea and Lentil Soup

Ingredients 8 ounces split peas 8 ounces lentils 2 carrots, cut into bite size pieces 2 stalks celery, cut into bite size pieces 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 3 small red potatoes, cut into half inch cubes 1 (12 [ ... ]
Category: Soups  3 Comments

Peach and Blueberry Crisp

ingredients 6 peaches pitted and cut into 1/2-inch thick wedges 1 cup blueberries, picked over and rinsed 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into [ ... ]

Plum Torte

ingredients 3/4 cup PLUS 1 or 2 tablespoons sugar 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter 1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 eggs Pinch salt 24 halves pitted Italian (aka prune or purple) plums 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, or more Vanilla ice cream, optional preparation 1. Arrange a rack in the lower third of the [ ... ]
Category: Pies  2 Comments

Upside down Crunch Pear Coffee Cake

Chef Elizabeth Falkner Ingredients for the Crunch: 1 ½ C. brown sugar 1 t. ground cinnamon ¼ t. ground nutmeg ½ t. salt 1 TB. flour 2 TB. butter Instructions for the Crunch: Work all ingredients together with a spatula or your fingers and set aside. Ingredients for the Coffee Cake: 2 Pears, cored and sliced [ ... ]
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