Posts in Fruits
Just a seed

They were known in the neighborhood for their tree growing prowess. Apparently 7 years ago Harriet had a seed in her breakfast fruit that was beginning to sprout, and instead of tossing it in the trash she stuck it in soil and the resulting tree was now sporting hundreds of ripe yellow grapefruit.

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Toaster Oven Brown Betty

These days most folks have air conditioning in the south, and don’t think twice about turning on the oven in the middle of a heat wave. Well I am one of the hold-outs. We don’t have air conditioning and so I have come up with creative ways to bake without heating up the whole darn house!  Of course you can make this in a regular oven, but if you want to save energy find a pan that fits in your toaster oven and give it a try.

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Strawberry Cake 

If you’ve never made a cake before, this is a great one to start with. You will impress everyone, including yourself.  I made this strawberry cake for my best friend's wedding, and even though I was baking at high elevation (different pressure levels change chemical reactions) and was just getting over the stomach flu, it turned out great.

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