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Deep Dish Cranberry Pie

Deep Dish Cranberry Pie (Makes 8 to 10 servings) Crust: 1 1/4 cup gluten-free flour 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, chilled 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons ice water, or more as needed Place gluten-free flour and salt in medium bowl. Using pastry cutter or 2 knives, […]  More

For the Joy of Cookies

For Susan Smith—mother of three, grandmother of five, and sibling of seven—a traditional white Christmas in Naples, Florida, is out of the question. Susan’s daughters, however, enjoy a “white Christmas” of a different kind every time they visit…  More
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Spiced Glaze

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Spiced Glaze

This recipe was originally prepared by my aunt Andy Lyons who made it for me each year as I was growing up in Concord, New Hampshire. It became an annual Thanksgiving tradition that I always looked forward to. As I grew older, married, and moved away, I began preparing it for myself and then for my own children.  More

Lemon Pound Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Lemon Pound Cake with Raspberry Sauce (Makes 12 servings) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter 3 cups sugar 6 eggs 2 teaspoons pure lemon extract 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup buttermilk Preheat over to 325 F. Grease one bundt pan. Combine flour, baking soda, and […]  More

Spritz Cookies

This recipe is from my Grandmother, Margaret Peche. I have fond memories of baking these cookies with her every December as a child. My favorite job was decorating them with red and green sugar—and of course eating as many as she would allow!  More
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