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Fresh Fruit Galette: An Easy Fall Fruit Dessert

Galettes are one of the happiest recipes you can imagine. They are bursting with flavor, flavor that is obvious from that open face. Ah, the open face. So much, much easier to make a galette than a “perfect pie” crust. There is nothing wrong with being rustic, and there are in fact some benefits. You…

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Chicken with Apples and Calvados

Hearty and regional. Calvados is the apple-based treasure that Normandy prides, along with its chickens. The Normandy coast is not quite the same climate as the south of France. The terroir affects everyone and everything. The people, often with several layers of clothing to stave off the cold and mists. The chickens, who tend to…

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Apple Stuffed Pork Chops from BHG 365 Comfort Foods

This seductive recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens new 365 Comfort Foods. Often, a comfort food is simple: a baked potato, meat loaf, brownies, … As you can see from the picture, this recipe has many components. The ingredients list is long. The dish will take more than 5 minutes to prepare. And all…

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Apple Fool

    A fool is an English fruit dessert, typically berries in sweet custard [is there any other?]. Levi Roots in his new book Sweets offers a fall fool with a very different aspect. The berries are gone. The apples are in. Along with maple syrup. Levi lives in Britain and grew up in Jamaica.…

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