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Desserts

Desserts

Lemon-Lime Quatre-Quart (Pound Cake)

Quatre-quart means four parts in French. It is a term that applies to most pound cakes, because the amounts of the four main ingredients are in equal proportion. Makes 8–10 servings 8 ounces butter (2 sticks), cut into small pieces 8 ounces (1 cup plus 2 tablespoons) sugar 8 ounces (11⁄2 cups plus 2 tablespoons)

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June 18. 2012 | By Pascale Beale | 0 comments

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Desserts

Blueberry Coconut Pancakes

Makes eight 6-inch pancakes 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 cups whole milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoons of coconut oil* or butter, melted Butter 2 cups blueberries Shredded coconut (optional garnish) Sift the flour, baking soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. You can do

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March 31. 2012 | By | 0 comments

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Desserts

Pumpkin Date Ice Cream

This recipe was inspired by two recipes in David Lebovitz’s The Perfect Scoop (the Date, Rum and Pecan Ice Cream and the Sweet Potato Ice Cream with Maple-Glazed Pecans). Makes about one quart 12 Medjool dates (about 4 ounces), finely chopped 1⁄4 cup brandy or cognac 1⁄2 small sugar pumpkin, or Kabocha squash cut in

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November 21. 2011 | By | 0 comments

Desserts

Mincemeat Pie

From “Local Grass-Fed Beef” by Nancy Oster, Fall 2010 While modern mincemeat is no longer made with minced meat, traditional recipes do include suet (kidney fat). Suet is a difficult ingredient to find, but John de Bruin of Dey Dey’s Best Beef Ever does sell it. 1⁄2 pound walnuts, chopped 1⁄2 pound candied walnuts or

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October 27. 2011 | By | 0 comments

Desserts, Recipes

Lavender Shortbread Cookies

When the lavender blooms at Peabody Charter School, it’s time to make lavender shortbread cookies. First the kids identify the lavender in our garden by its fragrance, and then they pick stalks to bring into the kitchen. Together we carefully handpick the little purple flowers from each stalk. We also grate a little fresh lemon

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June 22. 2010 | By | 0 comments

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Desserts

Triple Berry Pie

This is a beautiful and delicious pie that is perfect for Mother’s Day or any special dinner party. It takes a lot of berries, but it is definitely worth it. Makes 8 servings 1 single pie crust for a 9-inch pan (see below for recipe) 3 baskets of blueberries, 2 baskets of raspberries and 
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April 06. 2010 | By | 0 comments