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Lemon Apple Curd

Lemon Apple Curd

This lemon apple curd recipe makes a silky smooth apple curd that’s not too sweet and not too tart. Dip your spoon into the refrigerated or frozen curd for a mouthful of memories of rain boots and red-orange maples. Or fill a pastry shell with apple curd for an apple curd tart to serve at…

Apple Cake Battle: Swedish vs. Sourdough Apple Cake

Apple Cake Battle: Swedish vs. Sourdough Apple Cake

This sourdough apple cake is a great example of ugly duckling baking at its finest. Because my motto is that recipes from the ugly duckling blog taste delicious but look homemade. The sourdough discard apple cake is fragrant, moist, and densely packed with apples, pecans, and raisins. It’s easy to make. And it is very…

Chicken and Apple Meatballs
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Chicken and Apple Meatballs

This recipe for chicken and apple meatballs brings together two favorite dinner ideas: meatballs and fruit for dinner. Meatballs are great for weeknights, because, aside from a little chopping, they are simple to make and come together in about 30 minutes. Once you get comfortable making meatballs, you’ll realize that they have infinite variety beyond…

What To Serve With Meatballs for Dinner

What To Serve With Meatballs for Dinner

Do you need some ideas for what to serve with meatballs? If you’re like me, you love making (and eating) meatballs for dinner. Meatballs come together quickly and, like meatloaf, have an infinite variety. Name your favorite. Spaghetti and meatballs? Barbecue meatballs? Baked meatballs? Asian meatballs? Or maybe you want a vegetarian quinoa ball instead…

Quinoa Balls with Pine Nuts and Raisins
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Quinoa Balls with Pine Nuts and Raisins

This recipe for quinoa balls with pine nuts and raisins is a vegetarian adaptation of my favorite Mediterranean-inspired lamb meatballs with pine nuts and raisins. It was created for a pescatarian friend who exclaimed that all I made was meaty dishes. Personally, I think the “all the meat” complaint was hyperbole, but here we are….

Mini Blueberry Pies

Mini Blueberry Pies

These mini blueberry pies make the perfect bite-sized pies for your next dinner party or holiday get-together. The blueberry pie filling makes it quick and easy with store-bought mini pie crusts. Or use my recipe to learn to make your own mini pie crust shells. One advantage of making your own is that extra pie…

Leek & Squash Quiche
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Leek & Squash Quiche

This leek and squash quiche is packed with vegetables, cheese, and a smooth, creamy filling. It’s a great option for Meatless Monday dinners or a simple lunch. The beautiful orange color of butternut and other winter squashes means that this leek & squash quiche is full of all sorts of nutritionally good stuff. You know…