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Smoked Ham, Cheddar and Pear Panini

October 6, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Autumn, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich.

Here’s a fun twist on the classic grilled ham and cheese sandwich using a combination of smoky, salty, tangy and sweet ingredients. It’s really good! You’ll definitely want to use a good quality bread…something sturdy (I’ve found that normal sandwich bread can be too soft for paninis). I used Portland French Bakery’s Sliced Rustic Wheat Bread because • Read More »

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Pear Spice Cake

November 3, 2008 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Cakes, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

  I love bundt cakes and I love pears. Combine the two and you’ve got Pear Spice Cake. Now it’s not a show-stopper cake but it is simple, moist and oh so tasty.  With this recipe, I usually use Bartlett pears, I omit the raisins, and substitute pecans for the walnuts. I like how the contrast of textures • Read More »

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Pear-Nut Bread

October 16, 2008 | By andrea | Comments Off on Pear-Nut Bread | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

Husband isn’t much into sweets (a personality flaw, if you ask me) but he does love a scone or some kind of breakfast bread with his morning cup of English Breakfast tea. Knowing this, I like to bake things from time to time that I know he’ll enjoy. This Pear-Nut Bread was right up his alley. • Read More »

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