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  • Apple crisp Granny Smith style
    Apple crisp Granny Smith style
    With September here and the weather supposedly turning cooler this weekend, we start thinking more about fall and the things that go with the season. In addition to cooler temperatures, we always associate fall with changing leaves, pumpkins, Fall...
  • Lemon-Blueberry Crisp
    Lemon-Blueberry Crisp (Photos)
    I love the combo of blueberries + lemon. This crisp is simple to make and I know you’ll just love it! Berries are a good alternative to blueberries, like raspberries or blackberries. I used organic fresh blueberries this time but I love that...
  • The best salad in Raleigh
    Dial "s" for salad
    Still slightly suffering from my deep-fried cinnamon roll hangover even weeks after visiting to the North Carolina State Fair last Saturday and with the food holidays looming, I had been harboring major cravings for salad to cleanse my body of its...
  • Before you toss the jack-o'-lantern
    Before you toss out the jack-o'-lantern...
    Now that we are past Halloween and into November, it's about time to begin looking at holiday recipes that we can enjoy at Thanksgiving. While it's still the fall season, take advantage of the fall fruits and vegetables connected with the...
  • Apples and Pears
    Two fall fruits in one fantastic dessert: pear and apple crumble
    Apples and pears are two of autumn’s most popular fruits. Alone they are delicious, but combined, they make a scrumptious dessert that benefits from the textures of both fruit. A sweet, crunchy topping sends this dessert over the top. To say...
  • Golden Ale
    Durango Brewing Company's Golden Ale
    Yawning becomes an epidemic when it comes to standard golden ales that can be bought by the truck load. Yes these ales may be affordable and consistent but are they ever truly what the doctor ordered? No, and that is why Durango Brewing Company...
  • New Planet gluten free beer
    Gluten free beer is the new fad
    Did you read the headline of this article and ask yourself if gluten free beer is going to take over the world?In this gluten free gal's mind, gluten free beer is not necessarily the new fad nor will it take over the world, but it surely is on...
  • Apple Crumble
    How to proceed in the event of excess apples: Apple crumb recipe
    So, you got caught up in the hype of apple season. You went apple-picking at one—or several—of the apple orchards in the Montreal area and its surroundings. You enjoyed the sun on your face, took photos of the rows upon rows of...
  • Plum blueberry crisp with pecans recipe
    Blueberry day: Plum blueberry crisp with pecans recipe
    This crisp is different than the norm, using blueberries combined with plums. Buy fresh fruit at your local Farmers' Market. 6 red and/or purple plums, sliced (about 5 cups) 1/2 cup bluberries 3/4 cup sugar, divided 3 T cornstarch 1/2 old...
  • Rhubarb blueberry crisp bars recipe
    Blueberry day: Rhubarb blueberry crisp bars recipe
    An absolutely exquisite fruit combination! Buy the fresh fruit and nuts at your local Farmers' Market for best flavor. 1 cup old fasioned oats 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup lour pinch salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter 4 cups diced rhubarb 1 cup...
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    Rhubarb crisp recipe: Unforgettable
    Rhubarb crispIt is rhubarb season in Michigan! Those who love rhubarb and its many uses, are celebrating! Once you make this rhubarb crisp, you will be celebrating, too.Otherwise known as “pie plant”, rhubarb has been used for...