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Dutch Baby (Puff Pancake)

A wonderfully fun breakfast dish–great for a lazy Saturday or Sunday. Serve with fresh berries, a little fresh lemon, powdered sugar and maple syrup. […]

By |2020-11-24T03:46:06+00:00November 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:31:03+00:00November 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparent’s modest farm. Though not actually related, the families [...]

By |2020-11-10T18:25:14+00:00November 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

During the cooler months it’s time to seek warmth, rest and introspection. Longer cooking methods like stewing and baking help to move our energy inward and [...]

By |2020-11-02T14:41:54+00:00November 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Apple Cider Vinegar Taffy

Vinegar taffy?  Oh, yes.  Growing up, my family would start making candies to give as Christmas gifts right after Thanksgiving.  This year, I am making [...]

By |2020-10-30T02:45:18+00:00November 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup)

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup) - Brotchán Roy or Brotchán Foltchep is a traditional Irish soup made from oats, leeks and often parsnips and carrots and a staple [...]

By |2020-10-29T18:48:49+00:00October 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

By mid summer I often find myself overrun with zucchini, even from one meager plant. Bless its zeal! What better way to use up some of the summer squash [...]

By |2020-10-26T23:06:19+00:00October 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Pumpkin Cookies

Squash and pumpkin harvest season meant baking in my childhood.   Delicious and moist, these cookies are still favorites of mine and appearing around Halloween [...]

By |2020-10-26T17:39:09+00:00October 25th, 2020|0 Comments
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