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Breakfast

Dried Apple and Cheddar Strudel

My grandmother Ruth Moulton was a fabulous old New England cook. She attended the Garland School of Home Economics in Boston, a competitor of the original Fanny Farmer’s cooking school. Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding, fish chowder, Johnny cakes, and other regional fare–these were her signature dishes. When I was…

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Lottie Baumgartner’s Cinnamon Cheese Rolls

Lottie is a viewer who sent me a letter in response to a show I did on “Sara’s Secret’s” about using “homemade style” white bread in place of pastry. Lottie says these roll-ups taste like “cheese cake rolls.” We tested them and she is right. Thanks Lottie! Ingredients Makes 20…

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Lottie Baumgartner’s Cinnamon Cheese Rolls

Lottie is a viewer who sent me a letter in response to a show I did on “Sara’s Secret’s” about using “homemade style” white bread in place of pastry. Lottie says these roll-ups taste like “cheese cake rolls.” We tested them and she is right. Thanks Lottie! Ingredients Makes 20…

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Ginger Cream Scones

Ingredients Makes 1 dozen scones 2 cups unbleached flour 1/3 cup sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup finely diced crystallized ginger 1 1/3 cups heavy cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Milk for glazing 1. Place the oven rack in the top third of the oven.…

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Eggs Jeannette

From The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen by Jacques Pépin (Houghton Mifflin, 2003) When we were kids, eggs were a staple on our table. Meat or poultry showed up there once a week at the most, and more often than not, our “meat” dinners consisted of a delicious ragout…

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Apricot Bread

This is a recipe that my sister Anne gave me. It is perfect for her busy schedule because it assembles quickly and then takes care of itself in the oven for an hour or more. Ingredients 2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon…

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Ruthie's Chocolate French Toast with Raspberry Sauce

    This recipe lives in the breakfast chapter of Sara Moulton Cooks at Home (page 308) and it would be a great choice for Christmas breakfast or brunch, but I think it would also be great served as a dessert at an elegant dinner. My daughter Ruthie loves French…

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Ruthie’s Chocolate French Toast with Raspberry Sauce

    This recipe lives in the breakfast chapter of Sara Moulton Cooks at Home (page 308) and it would be a great choice for Christmas breakfast or brunch, but I think it would also be great served as a dessert at an elegant dinner. My daughter Ruthie loves French…

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