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Shoofly Pie Recipe and Cookbook #Giveaway

by Anne Papina on October 13, 2013

A few months ago when I first saw the press release for William Woys Weaver’s latest book, As American as Shoofly Pie: The Foodlore and Fakelore of Pennsylvania Dutch Cuisine, I had to have it. As I may have mentioned before, I have a thing for cookbooks. Throw in a history lesson or two, and […]

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Browned Butter Cake with Honey Glazed Figs

by Anne Papina on July 7, 2013

Have you ever seen a recipe and thought I must try that? Of course you have, and for me, that was the case with this cake. It was some time last year that I first discovered the Browned Butter Peach Cake on Spontaneous Hausfrau, and I was mesmerized. Now, you’d think it was those fresh, […]

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When it comes to holiday dinners, I tend to pass on the pumpkin pie. Yet, if sweet potato pie is involved, well, that’s a whole ‘nother story. Around here, the sweet potatoes always end up as a side. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. But wouldn’t it be nice if for a change sweet […]

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Harvest Rice with Apples and Pecans #SundaySupper

by Anne Papina on September 23, 2012

This weekend marks fall’s official kickoff, but unofficially, over the last two weeks, that cold bite has been here every morning, urging me to remain tucked within the snuggly folds of a warm bed. Oddly enough, San Francisco doesn’t have “seasons” in the traditional sense. In fact, if anything, fall is usually our summer, or […]

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