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Summer Recipes

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler Ingredients 2 cups peeled, sliced peaches (this was 5 medium peaches for me) 1 cup sugar, divided use 1/4 cup water 4 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup self-rising flour* 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup milk Ground cinnamon, optional Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2. Combine …

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Strawberry Lemon Granita

Strawberry Lemon Granita Ingredients 1 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 2 lemons; juiced (about 4 tablespoons) *see not below 3 cups sliced hulled strawberries (about 1 pound whole berries) Directions 1. Make a simple syrup by combining the sugar with 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Place over medium heat and heat until the …

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Lemon Cheesecake with a Redux

Lemon Cheesecake with Blackberry Balsamic Reduction Getting Ready Heat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare springform: Cover removable bottom with foil. Click sides into place and fold excess foil up the sides. Prepare waterbath: Place kitchen towel on bottom of a roasting pan or cake pan. Place one 9 inch springform in the pan to determine …

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Raspberry Lemon Cupcakes

Raspberry Lemon Cupcakes adapted from Dorie Greenspan | makes approximately 24 cupcakes For the Cake 2 1/4 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 4 large egg whites 1 1/2 cups sugar lemon zest from two lemons 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon …

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Lime Meringue Tart

I don’t know what the weather is like where you live, but here in Ohio our grass is still blanketed with almost a foot of snow and it is freezing.  This type of weather has me craving the cool, refreshing flavors of summer. After watching Ina’s Keep it Sweet episode on Barefoot Contessa last weekend, I …

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Orange Cupcakes

Orange Cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup (130 grams) granulated white sugar 3 large eggs 1 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon of pure orange extract Zest of 1 orange (optional) 1 1/2 cups (195 grams) all purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 …

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Guest Post: Peach Blackberry Crumble Tart

Today’s recipe is a guest post from the lovely Jaime of the gorgeous blog, Sophistimom. If you have not checked out her blog, do so! It’s fabulous and so is she! She is a mom and is all about bringing sophistication into the lives of her three children through great books and food. Follow Jaime …

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