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Apple & Butternut Squash Salad

By Rebeka & Tec from the Hollyhock Kitchen

We at the Hollyhock kitchen reallyImage result for apple and butternut squash salad like this recipe, as these are ingredients that we are presently using in our kitchen to feed approx. 60 people, 3 meals per day.  This is a yummy lunch or dinner side dish or salad.

There are so many wonderful varieties of apples and hard/fall squashes available at this time from our gardens, local Farmers’ markets, and conventional stores.
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Early Transparent Apple Yogurt Coffee Cake

By Rebeka Carpenter and Tecuana Wooldridge, adapted from “Joy of Cooking” 
Apple Coffee CakeTecuana made this cake in a loaf pan yesterday at breakfast and received many compliments. It’s one that can be easily adapted to different size pans. This recipe calls for a 9×9 baking pan, but we served it in a larger style loaf pan for ease of service in our setting.  It is adapted from the famous cookbook bible, ”Joy of Cooking.”  In that iteration, it includes a streusel topping which we omitted, and we substituted yogurt for the sour cream.  You have the option of mixing nuts into the batter or sprinkling them on top. These early transparent apples provide a delicious bottom layer.  One can easily invert the loaf or cake for upside down service on a wood cutting board or platter, sprinkled with edible flowers like we do at Hollyhock. We often top ours with borage (my fave), calendula, nasturtiums rose petals or sunflowers.

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