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carrot cake cookies

2 C flour  •  1 1/2 tsp baking powder  •  1/2 tsp salt 1  egg  •  3/4 C butter, cubed  •  1/2 C sugar 1/4 C brown sugar  •  1/3 C raisins or dried cranberries 1 1/2 C carrots, finely grated  •  1/3 C pecans, chopped 1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract  •  1 tsp… Continue reading carrot cake cookies

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irish soda bread muffins

2 1/2 C flour  •  1/2 tsp baking powder  •  1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt, course  •  3 T butter, cubed  •  1 1/4 C buttermilk 1 egg, beaten  •  3 T honey  •  1/3 C golden raisins 1/3 C dried cranberries  •  1/4 C sugar, course crystals With St. Patrick’s Day right… Continue reading irish soda bread muffins

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gluten free chewy ginger cookies

2 1/2 C gluten free flour  •  1/2 C light brown sugar, packed 1/2 C sugar  •  2 tsp baking soda  •  1/3 C molasses  1 tsp cinnamon, ground  •  1/2 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated 1 tsp ginger, ground   •  3/4 C butter, room temp  •  1 egg raw sugar for dusting (I used Demerara… Continue reading gluten free chewy ginger cookies

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creamy potato soup

2 C mashed potatoes, leftover  •  2 C chicken stock 1 4oz can green chile, chopped or (3 freshly roasted and peeled) 1 T extra virgin olive oil  •  3 T half and half 2 garlic cloves, crushed  •  1 onion, diced  •  salt, to taste pepper, to taste  •  1/2 tsp chives, dried for… Continue reading creamy potato soup

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maple and flaxseed buttermilk pancakes

1 3/4 C flour  •  1 eggs  •  2 T sugar or agave nectar 1 T flax seed, ground  •  2 tsp baking powder •  1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pure maple extract  •  1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 C buttermilk or sour milk*  •  3 T canola oil As promised, this recipe post… Continue reading maple and flaxseed buttermilk pancakes

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whipping cream

1 C heavy cream  •  2 T confectioner’s sugar   1 tsp pure vanilla extract Before you use the store bought can of whipping cream this holiday season, consider whipping up this delightful treat yourself. Making whipping can be something of an art, you really need to focus only on the whipping until you get the… Continue reading whipping cream

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simple cranberry sauce

1 12oz pkg cranberries, fresh  •  1 C sugar  1 orange, medium size For those of you who make their own cranberry sauce you probably have a recipe similar to this, but many don’t think to add in the orange rind. There are some of you however, that have always bought the can of cranberries,… Continue reading simple cranberry sauce