Category Archive: Fruit

Snow, Sunshine and Lemon Bars

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I arrived in NE last night and it was so cold here it made me shiver! We headed straight to Cracker Barrel for dinner. I love that place and we don’t have them in CA so it is a real treat.  Mom and I had the most delicious beef roast with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes and green …

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Lemon Poppy – Seed Cake

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When life or in my case the next door neighbors, give you a couple grocery bags of Meyer Lemons from their trees you have to find something wonderful to make with them. I was first introduced to these delightful little fruits last winter and set about finding some new recipes to experiment with. The lemon poppy-seed cake was …

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Sourcream Apple Coffeecake

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Apples are one of my favorite fruits and I eat at least one a day. They are portable, sweet, crunchy and pretty to look at. Although I like them in their natural state they also make delicious desserts! This is a simple coffeecake that has big flavor! Apples, sour cream and apple juice combine to create an exceptionally moist flavorful …

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Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

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Confession time, I love green beans! I know they are not a favorite vegetable of very many people, but I could eat them everyday, fresh, frozen or canned. Unfortunately my family does not share my love of this vegeatable in it’s plain state. I have searched out ways to make green beans that will make …

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Berries and Oats

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For our 25th wedding anniversary we stayed in San Francisco at the St Francis and I had the most incredible cold oatmeal, yogurt and fresh fruit for breakfast. That was 5 years ago and I still salivate just thinking about that muesli mix. This is a combo I can eat every day for breakfast, lunch or …

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