Valarie Russell on October 15th, 2013

This is a quick and easy dessert recipe, I always use our Mutzu apples and local maple syrup.  I prefer a little less maple syrup for less sweetness especially when served with homemade whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. I hope you enjoy as much as we do.   5 apples – peeled, cored, and sliced 1/2 […]

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Valarie Russell on September 4th, 2013

Its apple time, so why not fix this delicious pie this week for your family.  I made this last night and Kenny will probably finish it tonight!   (9 inch) pie shell 5 cups apples – peeled, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground […]

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Valarie Russell on November 21st, 2012

I don’t usually follow a recipe, but wrote one down this time so I could share. The amount of sugar used will depend on the type of apples used. I have cooked these for years with apples we have leftover, and are on their way to the compost pile… ripe but not quite there. These […]

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Valarie Russell on November 21st, 2012

If you are fortunate enough to have a friend like mine, Valerie Shealy, you would have fresh South Carolina pecans for this Thanksgiving recipe. While visiting her a while back she offered me some fresh organic pecans, of course being the pecan hound that I am, I accepted; and am now making a  rich, delicious, and […]

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Valarie Russell on October 24th, 2012

Buttercup Squash are part of the Turban squash family (hard shells with turban-like shapes) and are a popular variety of winter squash. This squash has a dark-green skin, sometimes accented with lighter green streaks.  It has a sweet and creamy orange flesh. This squash is much sweeter than other winter varieties. Buttercup Squash can be […]

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