Posts Tagged ‘sweet’

Finnish Pulla

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Finnish Pulla

Finnish Pulla

TWD – Tuesdays with Dorie


Finnish Pulla

A sweet, braided bread has been on my holiday baking list for years, but I never get around to making one. The Tuesdays with Dorie baking group is an excellent motivator for finally making braided bread for the holidays. Braided breads just look so festive!
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Satsumas

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
Satsuma

Satsuma

Satsumas

Last winter I picked up some of these satsumas for the first time. The vibrant orange, slightly crinkled skin with the deep green leaf attach at the stem looked too good to pass up.
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Honey Candied Pecans

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Honey Candied Pecans

Honey Candied Pecans

Honey Candied Pecans

This is a simple and quick way to jazz up some raw nuts for everyday snacking or to serve when you have guests.  Walnuts or almonds work well too.  You can also add these little treats to salads for a sweet crunch.
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Palmiers, Sweet and Savory

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
Blackstick Blue Cheese Palmier

Blackstick Blue Cheese Palmier

Palmiers, Sweet and Savory

These little treats are fun for many occasions.  The possibilities for flavors and varieties are endless.  Simple cinnamon and sugar filling is wonderful too!
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Sweet Buttered Basil Petit Peas

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
Sweet Buttered Peas with Basil

Sweet Buttered Peas with Basil

Sweet Buttered Basil Petit Peas

This is the time of year when I really start craving the fresh, sweet vegetables of spring.  Hearty winter vegetables are wonderful and all, but the anticipation of spring vegetables always seems to creep a bit early.  We still have at least a month before asparagus starts popping up.  With that said, frozen petite peas provide a good fresh, green replacement when we’re still in the middle of the cold months.  Here’s a dish that’s great with fresh basil, if you have it (maybe on a window sill?).  You could crush up some dried basil between your palms if you’re in a pinch.
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