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Strawberry and Onion Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Strawberry and Onion Salad with Poppyseed Dressing from the iconic Rochester Junior League Cookbook Applehood and Motherpie, is a refreshing spring salad. Make this when local strawberries are abundant. One of my favorite salads from my favorite cookbooks… I can’t tell you how many times I flipped past this recipe, overlooking it because of its simplicity. …

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Upstate New York’s Iconic Half-Moon Cookie Recipe

Upstate New York is known for quite a few unique dishes. Utica greens, Chicken French, Salt Potatoes and Grape Pie are just a few of the well known (to locals) regional specialties we can’t get enough of. But the most iconic of all sweet treats to hail from Upstate New York is without a doubt …

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Fresh Strawberry Almond Muffins

Fresh Strawberry Almond Muffins I am pretty sure some of the best cooks are innkeepers at bed and breakfast inns.  So, I am thrilled to share this recipe from the Vintage Gardens Bed and Breakfast in Newark, NY. Kimberly Meeks, the innkeeper of Vintage Gardens graciously shared her most popular breakfast recipes with me.  And …

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