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Lemon Ricotta Pie w/ Blueberries

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012 in Baked Goods, Egg based, Photo Slide Show, Pie, Recipes, Sweets | 2 comments

Lemon Ricotta Pie w/ Blueberries

6 large eggs 1/2 cup organic cane sugar, divided zest from one lemon (about 1 TBSP) – (optional) 1 pound (16 oz), high quality, whole-milk ricotta cheese 1 pint (12 oz) fresh blueberries Set a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat to 375. Butter a 10-inch pie plate or 8 x 8 baking dish. Set aside 1 TBSP of the sugar. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, remaining sugar, and lemon zest. Add the ricotta and whisk until smooth. Pour the mixture into the pie plate and bake for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, top with the blueberries and sprinkle with the remaining TBSP of...

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Shortbread Crust

Posted by on Oct 1, 2011 in Baked Goods, Condiments, etc..., Pie, Recipes, Toppings | 0 comments

Shortbread Crust

1 cup shredded dried coconut (unsweetened) 1 cup walnuts 1/4 tsp pure salt 6 pitted medjool dates Place the coconut, walnuts & salt in a food processor fitted w/ the S blade & process until finely ground. Add the dates & process until the mixture begins to stick together. Don’t over-process. Yields 2 & 1/2 cups. Will keep for 1 month in the refrigerator or 3 months in the freezer. The crust doesn’t need to be thawed before using. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: For those with various food...

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Rhubarb Blueberry Crumble

Posted by on Jun 12, 2011 in Baked Goods, Photo Slide Show, Pie, Recipes | 1 comment

Rhubarb Blueberry Crumble

This is such an easy to make, killer dessert. I think my first word to Nancy Grove on Monday (our CSA farmer) was YAY. Harvest time has begun! I received our first batch of fresh, crisp vegetables. Rhubarb is only around for a short time in June, so get it while you can! While picking up my veggies, there was a dish of homemade rhubarb crumble out to share (courtesy of Ed Grove). There wasn’t much left (sign of a good pie), as I was a late comer, but I did get a few spoonfuls & wow, it was good. As I walked away, I knew exactly what I had to do with the rhubarb sticking out of my...

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Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

Posted by on Jun 9, 2010 in Baked Goods, Pie, Potatoes, Recipes, Vegetables | 0 comments

Sweet Potato Pie w/ Crumbly Pecan Crust

For the crust: 2 cups pecans, coarsely ground 1/2 cup whole grain flour 3/4 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp pure salt 3 TBSP coconut oil (or butter), melted 1 tsp maple syrup mixed well w/ 4 tsps water (or a few drops of liquid stevia) Preheat the oven to 350. Mix all the dry ingredients together. Mix the oil & maple syrup mixture together and add them to the dry ingredients using a fork, until a moist, crumbly mixture is formed. Reserve a few tablespoons of the crust mixture to sprinkle over the top of the pie. Press the mixture evenly into an oiled 9 inch glass pie plate. Bake crust for about 5...

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