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Recipe: Pink Pearl Apple Cake

from The Bonjon Gourmet INGREDIENTS The cake: 4 ounces (1 stick/8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons (4 1/2 ounces) maple sugar 2 large eggs at room temperature 1 cup (5 ounces) all-purpose flour

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Farm Focus: Baking with Frog Hollow Olive Oil

  Living in California, it’s only natural that I cook nearly everything in olive oil -it’s local, delicious, and the health benefits are countless. Every olive oil has different flavor notes. Some are bold and grassy, while others are light

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Recipe – Glazed Apple and Pecan Cake

A square slice of apple cake topped with a toasted pecan and drizzled with a glaze.

Ellen, a Piedmont site member, sent us a recipe for Glazed Pear and Pecan Cake saying she’d made it twice with our Warren pears and that it was “outrageously good for relatively little effort.” Here’s the apple version.

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