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TBT Recipe: Baked Beans with an Apple Rum Crust

Today's Throwback Thursday Recipe is one you have to make. A year ago, it was twenty degees colder here in NYC but I suspect that chill will return. When it does, this is a recipe that will simply delight you. Cold Weather Cooking by Sarah Leah Chase has just been reissued by Workman Press. Sarah…

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Apple-Pumpkin Pie from Blue Chair Cooks with Jam & Marmalade

Rachel Saunders is a jam maven. In her second book, Blue Chairs Cooks with Jam & Marmalade, she is not making jams but employing them in savory and sweet dishes. Sweet like this one. This dish is one of those “why didn’t I ever think of that” masterpieces. For Thanksgiving we all have our pumpkin…

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Apple Pie with Bacon Streusel from Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam

Let us begin with the well-deserved credits. The photo is by EJ Armstrong from the cookbook Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam. The photo is a work of art. The pie is something that immediately caught my eye. I’m reading the cookbook and I love apple pie and I do like streusel toppings. But bacon streusel?…

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Kelly’s Rustic Apple Tart [or crostata!]

Apple Pie. A wonderful thing. I can’t remember the last time Suzen and I made one. Pumpkin Pie of course every Thanksgiving. But apple? We’ve made the transition that many of you have. We’ve gone from pie to tart, or, technically crostata. My daughter visited me recently for my birthday, a surprise visit, and made…

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