Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

Sweet Potatoes with Orange Glaze

This is an easy recipe, the original called for the sweet potatoes to be boiled. I only use fresh sweet potatoes and I roast mine, roasting gives them a firmer texture. Avoiding the usual mushy mess you usually get when using canned yams.

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Cinnamon Buns

This recipe will produce super yummy cinnamon buns – these are wonderful, moist sticky. I make these often and they don’t hang around long. Truly worth the effort.

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Apple Galette

This is a simple recipe that can be used whenever you find you have too many apples, berries, plums or almost any fruits. Another aspect is that you don’t have to have any particular pie form, a simple baking tray lined with parchment is enough. Perfect for the summer house where baking equipment is always at a minimum.

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French Open Apple Tart

On our recent trip to Paris I spent my time ordering apple tarts after every meal. Sorry to say but this one here was far better than almost all the restaurants we hit. There are several types of open French open Apple Tart. This classic French Apple Tart is my favorite. It is always a hit. Serve with whipped cream, vanilla sauce or ice cream.

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A Quick Note

I wanted to take a minute to say that I do try and weigh as many of the ingredients as I can. I think it helps make recipe results more consistent. Of course professional bakers even measure liquids by weight. I don't mind pulling out my little digital scale when I need to.


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