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Pumpkin Drop Donuts

Happy September! Do you know what that means?  September means the air is crisper in the morning, school season starts and pumpkin season is just around the corner!  What better way to celebrate pumpkin season than with pumpkin donuts?  These drop donuts taste just like mini pumpkin pies.  Yum! Now, I don’t have a donut… Continue reading Pumpkin Drop Donuts

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My Favorite Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Unemployed life is surprisingly busy.  I feel like I have less time now than I had while I was employed.  Dealing with insurance issues, the unemployment department, running errands, applying for jobs, fixing my car, interviewing, faxing, mailing, printing, copying… I am exhausted.  Maybe this would be a good time to take a vacation.  Any… Continue reading My Favorite Lemon Blueberry Muffins

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Bagel with Ricotta and Fresh Strawberries

This is one of my favorite snacks/light breakfasts.  The ricotta is very light and fluffy but leaves the canvas open for your own interpretation.  When I put this together, I crave fresh strawberries and a bit of agave nectar for added sweetness.  It’s a play on healthier strawberry cream cheese. The idea originally spawned from an article I… Continue reading Bagel with Ricotta and Fresh Strawberries

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Lemon-Rosemary Apple Pandowdy

Pandowdies, cobblers, slumps, and grunts are all variations on biscuit dough cooked with fruit.  These down-home desserts from early New England are enjoying a welcome revival. I picked up these apples at the Longmont Farmer’s Market (10 for $1!) and promised the farmer that I would give them a good home.  I remembered seeing a recipe for… Continue reading Lemon-Rosemary Apple Pandowdy