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Mother’s Day Apple Cake

I usually make my mom something for Mother’s Day (I’ve come a long way from a pack of hugs & kisses tickets) and this year she requested cake! My mom actually taught me this recipe, and I’ve found a video of us making it together in our archive! Please give this cake a try, it’s so simple. What you need: 2 eggs, plus 1 yolk 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup flour 1/2 sunflower oil 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp Autumn Harvest Blend, or cinnamon dash of dried ginger Zest of one lemon 3 cups very ripe apples Butter & flour to coat baking pan Mixer – hand held or standing 9 inch round cake pan Preheat oven to 350° F Grease the baking pan with butter and a light dusting of flour. This will help to keep the cake from sticking to the pan. Beat the eggs and sugar until foamy with a hand mixer or a standing mixer with a paddle attachment. Add all remaining ingredients, except the apples, …

Spinach Falafel with Yogurt Sauce

This is such a great recipe to master for warm weather mezze platters! Gabriel and I just plated all the pots in our courtyard and celebrated over a bowl of these green jewels & our Mediterranean Save-A-Farm meatball flatbread meal kit. Learn more about our Save-A-Farm program here. The trick to making flavorful falafel is to season more than you think is necessary, the chickpeas really absorb flavor. 

Charred Broccoli Rabe and Sausage

The cheesesteak isn’t Philly’s only famous sandwich. There is also an Italian roast pork sandwich which features broccoli rabe…you should give it a try the next time you’re in the city! I’ve taken my inspiration from that sandwich this week. This makes a great side dish or you can toss it with pasta, too…or put it between two slices of bread.