All-American Pie Dough Recipe

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Dark Chocolate-Prune Bar Cookies

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Honey Sweetened Apple Pie with Lemon Juice

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Aunt Sadie’s Cuban Black Bean Soup Recipe

Check out the video story about Anthony Boutard, A Good Food Farmer Ingredients: 1 1lb black turtle beans 2 green bell peppers (or three) 2 – 3 several smoked pork hocks 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced 2 large onions, chopped 2 tbs olive oil 1 tbs sugar 1 bay leaf, crumbled 2 tsp oregano […]