Oatmeal Cookies

We’ve been periodically sharing family recipes from home bakers on the blog.  This delightful cookie comes from Joy Zbinden and is her grandma’s recipe; her dad was partial to them being made with raisins.  We hope you enjoy them just as much as we did.  We all know that family recipes are the best, because they have that additional unspoken ingredient: love.

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Homemade Bagels

Whether you’re team everything bagel, blueberry bagel, plain bagel, lots of schmear, just butter, salmon and capers, one thing is certain: people love bagels.  And honestly, what’s not to love.  Take your bagel game to the next level by making them from scratch.  Your taste buds, and friends and family, will thank you.

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Black Pepper Pasta with Arugula and Lemon Ricotta

Stuck in a dinner rut?  Give fresh pasta a try.  This homemade black pepper pasta pairs up with spicy arugula and just enough creamy lemon ricotta to cool it off.  Perfect summertime meal.

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