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Baked Cheese Grits – A Southern Tradition

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Baked Cheese Grits I have to confess that I never ate grits until I was married. There, I said it! I was born in the North and raised in Florida, and in my family, grits were held in slight disdain. At the first family Thanksgiving after I married Paul, I spotted an unknown dish on the overflowing […]

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Local Honey from Atlanta?

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Health nuts have known how beneficial local honey is for a very long time.  Among other benefits, consuming local honey is a great way to fight off seasonal allergies. How does local honey help you to fight off allergies? Think about the way that a vaccine works. When you are vaccinated, you are injected with […]

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Word of the Day: Ganache

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Ganache ( /ɡəˈnɑːʃ/; from the French word for ‘jowl’ is a glaze, icing, sauce, or filling for pastries made from chocolate and cream. Learning is better when you hear it, see it and say it … maybe they should have said when you EAT IT?  After eating Innkeeper Sarah’s Chocolate Ganache Cake, we’ll all remember […]

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Black Forest Pie

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At Stonehurst Place we cook with Organic ingredients whenever possible. 3⁄4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1⁄3 cup whole milk 1⁄3 cup cocoa 1⁄4 cup butter 2 large eggs, beaten 1 can cherry pie filling, 21 ounces – divided 9 inch pie crust, unbaked 2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed (or one 9 oz. […]

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Baked Chardonnay Cream Eggs

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At Stonehurst Place we cook with Organic ingredients whenever possible. 2 tablespoons butter 1⁄4 cup chardonnay wine, plus more for additional flavor if desired 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup whole mik sea salt and black pepper, to taste 1 teaspoon chicken stock paste 1 cup half and half cream 1⁄4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated […]

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Pecan Tassies

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At Stonehurst Place we cook with Organic ingredients whenever possible. 1⁄2 cup butter, plus one Tablespoon, divided 3 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 large egg 3⁄4 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1⁄8 teaspoon sea salt 1⁄2 cup pecans, chopped 24 pecan halves Method 1. Preheat […]

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Ham, Spinach and Cheese Strata

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At Stonehurst Place we cook with Organic ingredients whenever possible. 1 tablespoon butter 1 9 oz box frozen shopped spinach, thawed and squeezed to drain 2 medium red bell peppers, cut into strips 1 cup sliced leeks, I will use a sweet onion or green onions as substitute 3 cups cooked ham, diced 2 cups […]

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Sparkling Oranges

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At Stonehurst Place we cook with Organic ingredients whenever possible. 8 large fresh oranges, peeled and segmented 1⁄2 cup sugar 1⁄2 cup orange marmelade 1 cup white grape juice 1⁄2 cup lemon-lime soda 3 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted 3 tablespoons flaked coconut, toasted   Method 1. Place orange sections in a large bowl. 2. In […]

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