Monthly Archives: August 2011

Buttermilk Zucchini Bread

This zucchini bread turned out to be a nice surprise.  It looked beautiful coming out of the oven, and it tastes great too.  The flavors are very subtle — a little bit of sweet, a little bit of lemon — … Continue reading

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Peach Pie

This is my favorite way to eat peaches!  You may need to adjust the amount of sugar depending on the sweetness (or lack thereof) of your peaches. Peach Pie Adapted from James Beard’s American Cookery 5-6 c sliced peaches (about … Continue reading

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Bolognese Sauce

This is a really flavorful thick, meaty sauce.  A friend’s mother originally adapted it from a Dear Heloise column; we’ve made a few additional tweaks.  As with most tomato sauces, you can use whatever tomato products you have on hand. … Continue reading

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Sour Cherry Pie

We came back from vacation with a 10-lb bucket of frozen sour cherries.  What was I to do but immediately make a pie?  This recipe turned out great…full of cherries and not too sweet.  As I couldn’t taste either the … Continue reading

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Buttery Flaky Pie Crust

This recipe makes enough dough for a double crust pie (or 2 single crust pies).  The trick is to keep all of the ingredients and the utensils as cold as possible, especially when you are working in a warm kitchen.  … Continue reading

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