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Welcome Home Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter, room temp 2/3 cup quick cooking oats, blended in blender to a flour consistency 1 cup granulated sugar 3 cups unbleached flour 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons vanilla extract … Continue reading

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Val’s Almond Pear or Plum Pie

Ingredients Pastry: 1 ½ cups flour 8 Tablespoons butter 1 egg yolk ½ teaspoon salt 2 to 3 Tablespoons cold water Filling: 3 to 4 ripe pears granulated sugar (for sprinkling) ½ cup apricot jam (for the glaze) Frangipane Cream: … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Fruit Soup

Ingredients 1 ½ cups of each of the following: Raspberries Bing Cherries, pitted Marion Berries or Blackberries Rhubarb, cut into ½ inch chunks Blueberries Strawberries Add to the above: Juice of one lemon Juice and rind or one orange 1 … Continue reading

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Finnish Rice Pudding

1 ½ cups white basmati rice 1 ½ cups water 2 cups heavy cream 6 cups whole milk 4 Tablespoons butter 1 ½ teaspoons salt 1 3-inch long cinnamon stick 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon ground … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sherry Trifle

For the sponge cake: ¾ cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 4 egg yolks ½ cup sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 6 egg whites 6 Tablespoons sugar For the filling: ½ cup cranberry sauce ½ cup raspberry … Continue reading

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No Trespassing Blackberry Pie

Pastry for two-crust 10-inch pie 3 cups unbleached white flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cold, unsalted butter cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1/2 cup cold shortening 1 large egg 2 Tablespoons vinegar 1/4 cup ice water Blackberry Filling 5 … Continue reading

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