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If you are going to make an apple crisp…

…then make it right, make it rich and eat it. Enjoy it without guilt or remorse for that diminishes the beauty of the treat. It is fall and the time is now for fall foods and treats. Nobody does baking like King Arthur so here in its entirety is the Classic Apple Crisp recipe from our friends at King Arthur: What you need for the filling: 3 pounds whole apples, to yield 2 pounds peeled, cored, and sliced apples; about…

Healthy Flourless Pumpkin Bread

Fall is fast approaching.  I have purchased some mums and Pumpkin Spice is on every supermarket shelf. I was looking for a healthy fall-like recipe and googled, “Healthy Pumpkin Bread”.  The website, The Baker Mama came up with the glorious recipe below. I am posting an excerpt from The Baker Mama but I suggest you visit the site and read the delicious recipes from the host, Maegan. Happy fall baking! What you need: 2 cups old-fashioned or quick cooking oats…

Pizza Crust in a Flash

Picture this:  tough day at work or busy weekend running around.  Feeling like a pizza but did not make the dough in time for it to rise.  No Problem.  I got you. This makes a perfect sized pizza for two.  It is light and crispy and ready to go in 15-20 minutes.  Happy kneading! What you need: 1 cup of all-purpose flour, like King Arthur ½ teaspoon of salt (I like salt flakes) ¼ teaspoon of Baking Powder 1/3 cup…

Weekend at the Beach Brownies

Brownies should be in their own food group.  They do offer a decent amount of protein that is a critical source of energy when hanging out with friends and family relaxing on vacation. There are probably thousands of brownie recipes each touting theirs as the “best” or “world famous”. Well I do not have a degree in anything culinary and I am no baker but this little “go to recipe” has been a favorite and reflects the things I liked…

Chocolate Coconut Quick Bread

This is a lovely ‘bread’ but more like a pseudo pound cake. Originally found on the back of King Arthur’s Coconut Flour and amended by yours truly. King Arthur are the true masters of baking and I hesitated to tweak, but I did. I will note my tweaks so you can climb on board or follow the path best taken. What you need: ½ cup of coconut flour (King Arthur Flour is preferred) 1 teaspoon of baking powder ½ cup…