Desserts

Desserts, Lentils

Fudgy Lentil Brownies

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These big batch fudgy lentil brownies get their great texture from a simple red lentil puree.My mom has a terrific stash of sweet recipes that are made in a 9” x 13” pan. She and my aunt put great effort into searching out big-batch recipes when we were growing up, […]

 
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Whole Grain Washington Pie & Polka Dot Underwear

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Whole Grain Washington Pie, a beautifully-textured sponge cake made with stone ground flour.I have been waiting years to tell this story about my dad… To set the scene you need to know that I have four brothers and by the time the younger two were in high school my dad […]

 
rhubarb crisp
Desserts

Whole Grain Ginger Rhubarb Crisp

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Whole Grain Ginger Rhubarb Crisp is just sweet enough. I love the old fashioned-ness of rhubarb, the way it was a staple in spring kitchens long ago and celebrated as one of the first edible signs of spring. I love that in the back yard of old homes you can […]

 
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Cardamom Coffee Cake

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A richly flavoured sour cream coffee cake made with stoneground flour. I don’t recall Easter egg hunts when I was really little but I do recall adventurous hunts out in the yard during my high school and university years. It was more of a race and wrestle than a hunt […]