Slow cooker Oat Risotto with sausage and butternut squash

Slow Cooker Oat Risotto with Butternut Squash

I could have never guessed a bedtime confession would lead to a recipe for savory oat risotto but, the world is full of inspiration, and you’ve got to take it whenever and wherever it arrives. Recipe Highlights: Versatile & easy, works for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Slow cooker oat risotto, a savory twist on steel cut oats, perfect for…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble with Lemon Thyme

Quick! It’s 5 o’clock and your in-laws are on their way over for dinner. The dessert you planned isn’t going to work out (they were meringue based and the weather turned humid so you wound up with a pile of sticky chocolate Frisbees). What do you do?? I’ll tell you what I did. I made a strawberry rhubarb crumble with…

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Roasted Strawberry Cookies

Roasted strawberry¬†cookies are the embodiment of midsummer in dessert form. When I opened the container to sneak one more cookie, I smelled the deeply sweet perfume of late afternoon strawberries baking on their sun drenched vines. Lemon thyme has a grassy citrus flavor that makes me think of the herbal perfume that blooms nightly from the first sprinkler drops on…

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Walnut-Oat Apple Crumble

Walnut-oat apple crumble is a rustic comforting dessert of caramelized apples laced with cinnamon under a sweet crumble crust of hearty oats and toasted walnuts. An apple a day may keep a doctor away, but I bet they would come running if you put that apple into this crumble! I have been working my way through 80 pounds of apples….

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Red, White, & Blueberry Crumble

Here’s to a healthy and happy Independence Day! May it be a day when we take a break from the issues that divide us and come together to reflect on the good in each other. Let us mark the holiday by sharing smiles and shaking hands with our neighbors. Even if it is just for one day let us be…

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