Category Archives: Dessert

Simple Apple Tarts Using Local Farm Ingredients

    One of my favorite treats are simple handmade tarts because they give me an opportunity to test flavor combinations and don’t require much time to make. These sweet little apple tarts are an easy treat to make when … Continue reading

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HomeFries Cooking Class at the Durham Farmers’ Market

The HomeFries Cooking Team works their magic with summer melons, cucumbers, berries, herbs & goat cheese creating chilled soups, smoothies, salads & skewers. Continue reading

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Polenta Coconut Pudding with Seasonal Fruit

Summer berries make an appearance anytime during the year with this light and creamy vegan version of Sweet Polenta Coconut Pudding. Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Candied Ginger

Three pantry items from one “candy” process. Using organic Appalachian Mountain maple syrup, fresh organic local ginger rhizomes and pure maple sugar combine with a little heat to create a year’s worth of ginger infused maple syrup, ginger infused maple sugar and maple syrup candied ginger. Continue reading

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Blueberry & White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Simple individual bread puddings created from local White Chocolate Baguettes, fresh blueberries from a local farm and honey from an urban hive. Continue reading

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Upside-Down Apple & Pecan Ginger Cake

Use the Gluten Free Pancake Mix from Moon Rabbit Foods to make an upside down cake loaded with local organic fruit, nuts, ginger and maple syrup and prepared with sustainable farm fresh eggs, milk and butter. Continue reading

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Peanut Butter, Chevre & Pecans with Dark Chocolate

Use local nut butter, goat cheese and honey to create a lovely spreadable dessert or delightful “tuffles” rolled in local toasted pecans with dark chocolate pieces hidden inside. Continue reading

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Strawberry Madeleines for Mother’s Day

Dealing with 25 pounds of any fruit can be challenging, especially when you need to clean and store it as quickly as possible to retain the best flavor. That’s probably why most folks resort to canning or freezing. So it … Continue reading

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Strawberry, Lavender & Honey Jam

Organic spring strawberries blended with garden lavender & local honey creates a subtle alternative to standard store bought jam. Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Beet & Toasted Pecan Cookies

Make your Valentine a Beet Cookie this year! White or dark chocolate and toasted nuts make this recipe fun for everyone in the family. Continue reading

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