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Sweet Home Allegra

❤️Food is LOVE❤️ Eat UP!!

Favorite recipes for creating and preserving vibrant food. Views to my sweet life too. 

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Pickled Cranberries

Without a doubt, pickling is my favorite way to use November's seasonal cranberries. These little red pearls of pure spicy yum have...

Pear Custard Pie

Elegant, beautiful, delicious! And sooooo easy!!! The custard whirrs up in the blender and the entire confection comes together quickly...

Peach Salsa

My Lake Michigan resort town, before it was a tourist vacation destination, was a lumber and fruit center, shipping to ports everywhere...

World’s BEST Rhubarb Bars

I am so addicted to these. The crust is like a shortbread cookie and the goo on top is like the best sweet/tart treat EVER. Of course,...

Dutch Baby

Easier and more impressive than pancakes or waffles, a Dutch Baby is THE way to bring the ooo la la to your breakfast or brunch table!...

Harvesting Pomegranate Seeds

Tis the season! Sprinkle festive, cherry red pomegranate seeds on salads all through the winter season! They are tasty in yogurt, crunchy...

Sweet and Sour Pickled Apples

These are 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌AMAZING 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌!!!!! Gala apple slices marinated in a sweet brine spiced with shallot, jalapeño, cinnamon,...

Blueberry Breakfast Cake

This is timeless, delicious, and easy. What makes "Allegra Breakfast Cake" or "ABC Cake" as my dear Ellie calls it, effortless and always...

Cranberry Coriander and Mint Chutney

Another fall classic for holiday feasting! Canning up a few jelly jars also saves this luscious condiment for summer sandwiches and all...

Cranberry Conserve

A conserve differs from a preserve or jam because it has the consistency of a chunky relish and includes dried fruit and nuts. This...

Zucchini Muffins

👉👉This muffin has ONLY the grated zucchini rind! 👈👈 Use up your garden’s giant end of summer otherwise inedible zucchini for this....

Stone Lion Inn Scones

Moist yet crumbly, crazy delicious and easier to make than any scone EVER!! My Innkeeper friend Janet shared this recipe with me decades...

Pear Vanilla Jam

Simply sublime. A glorious condiment on a croissant, addition to a peanut butter sandwich, bruschetta with warm Brie, in oatmeal or...

Preserved Purple Plums in Honey Syrup

These glorious purple plums appeared 🙌🙌🙌 like a vision 🙌🙌🙌 at the Farmer’s Market and there was no resisting them. I grew up on...

Triple Berry Upside Down Cake

Blackberries, blueberries and raspberries, oooo la la! This very berry confection was invented by my friend, famed cookbook author,...

Watermelon and Blueberries

Watermelon and blueberries get their ziggy on with fresh basil and lime juice. Natural hydration!!!! For additional tang add an excellent...

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