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Delicious Pecan Apple Crisp

Nothing says fall to me as much as warm apple crisp.  The aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg give me all the cozy feels and make me so happy.  I love the colors of fall too, and we’ve been lucky to have a warm and sunny fall so far out here in the Pacific Northwest.  All the sunshine has the leaves still on the trees so we can enjoy their splendor.  It makes for delightful mornings at the farmers market picking out all the beautiful apples.  Okay, I’ve not been to the farmers market, but I think about how much fun that would be.  I’ve had the time, however, to go to our local produce market in town and their apples from Hood River have been amazing, and I wanted to make something with them right away! (more…)

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Creamy and Delicious Wineshakes

The dessert opportunities during the holidays are fantastic, aren’t they? I mean, there’s fudge, fruit cake, and endless cookies. I was looking for something a little different, and I had to look no further than a wineshake!  Yes, I said a wineshake, a blend of ice cream and wine.  I’m a fan of wine slushies during the summer, but they don’t have the richness I was looking for in a wintertime dessert.  That’s when I thought to use ice cream and believe me, I’m glad I did! (more…)

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