Posts Tagged ‘easy recipes’

It’s a rainy evening (thankfully) and my fancy turns to food.  But in the heat, not too much sounds good.  Don’t despair! There are plenty of healthy and simple choices even when it’s hot…and for tea on a hot afternoon, or for dessert, chocolate cherry whole wheat scones.  Join us! (more…)

Pooh always liked a little something at eleven o’clock in the morningWinnie the  Pooh, by A.A. Milne.

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I’d never made jam before, but last year, when I found myself with a number of quarts of delicious berries from the farmer’s market,  I started searching for a recipe that wouldn’t be too difficult.  Fortunately, I ran across this recipe by Ina Garten, AKA The Barefoot Contessa.  It was easy and turned out to be very tasty.  I also love it because besides being easy, you don’t have to have an enormous quantity of fruit.  Three pints of berries is all you need.

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I used to make applesauce in a large pot, cooking the apples for several hours, then putting them through a food mill.  Then I discovered pressure cooker applesauce and my life became much easier.  Now I make applesauce regularly and freeze it as well. (more…)