Apple Caramel Nut Tarts – A Recipe Revamp
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Apple Caramel Nut Tarts | Dawn's Recipes

I first posted this recipe in 2007, but I decided to dig it out of the archives because of all the apples I’ve been getting in my CSA share lately.  I figure it was a good candidate for an update because A) the original photos were kind of ugly and B) I wanted to make a few minor changes to the recipe itself. … Continue Reading →

Peach Hand Pies – Nature’s Candy in Your Hand
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Peach Hand Pies | Dawn's Recipes

Continuing with the theme of National Peach Month, this week decided on Peach Hand Pies. And once again I must apologize to The Presidents of the USA. I just get their song stuck in my head whenever I cook with peaches! These hand pies were super easy and very fun to make. It’s amazing how much easier it is to work with pie crust when it only needs to be rolled out to a few inches in diameter! … Continue Reading →

Apple Pie Ice Cream
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Apple Pie Ice Cream

I came up with this recipe in my desperation to use up all the apples I was getting from my winter CSA. It’s fortunate that my daughter loves raw apples so much, but I really prefer mine cooked. I thought I’d see if I could replicate the taste of apple pie a la mode by cooking a pie filling on the stove top, then using that as a mix-in for the ice cream. It worked! … Continue Reading →

Perfect Apple Pie
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Apple Pie - Whole

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the crisp, cool mornings, the bright colors on the trees and, of course, going apple picking!  Okay, I confess.  I didn’t actually pick the apples for this pie.  (Unless you count the fact that I picked them out of the bin at the farm stand.)  It was pouring the weekend I wanted to go, but I had just purchased a couple of new kitchen gadgets I wanted to try out.  I had to make a pie. The first gadget I got was a double sided lattice cutter from King Arthur Flour.  (It’s always … Continue Reading →