Sylvie’s Recipe Box

Recipe Box

Here is my Recipe Box: a collection of recipes that have appeared in my books and in my newsletter. Enjoy!

Bread

  • Golden Berry Bread

    Golden Berry Bread

    Bread has gone out of style these days, but I still like to bake it, especially on a cold day. I love the way the smell of baking bread gives the house a homey feel. This golden berry bread is chockful of dried fruits and nuts.

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  • Mutant Pancake

    Mutant Pancake

    My kids used to love watching this Dutch Baby Pancake rise in the oven. They called it a Mutant Pancake and asked for one for breakfast on their birthdays.

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  • Ella’s Banana Scuffins

    Ella’s Banana Scuffins

    A scuffin is a cross between a muffin and a scone. They’re not quite as fluffy as muffins or quite as dense as scones, but have a crumbly texture that’s quite addictive. Ella’s banana scuffins appear in Hidden Legacy. From Hidden Legacy View my Catalog of Books Click here

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  • Sunday Scones

    Sunday Scones

    I like recipes that allow the freedom to give them a different flavor every time I make them. With all that butter, these Sunday scones aren’t especially healthy, but they’re perfect for a special occasion.

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  • Alexa’s Favorite Scones

    Alexa’s Favorite Scones

    While growing up, Sundays were the “special food” days. Pancakes or waffles for breakfast and a “dress-up” dinner, either at home or at my grandparents’ house. I make these scones often as Sunday breakfast treats. And of course, I can’t help myself, I play with the ingredients, adding nuts, substituting different dried fruits for the…

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  • Liv’s Orange Date Muffins

    Liv’s Orange Date Muffins

    Fresh oranges and dates pack this recipe with nutrition and eat them for breakfast. On the other hand, the butter and sugar make these orange date muffins decadent enough to eat as a dessert. Even though Liv has lost her memory, she still enjoys baking her orange date muffins for the crew in Eye of…

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Main Dish

  • Sylvie’s Tourtiere

    Sylvie’s Tourtiere

    Christmas, more than any other holiday, seems to stir memories with its scents. The smell of briny seawater in the kitchen brings pictures of my grandfather shucking oysters on Christmas Eve. The scent of browning flour and chopped onions remind me of the production line of making meatballs for the ragoût. Then there’s the chocolate…

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  • Leek and Potato Soup

    Leek and Potato Soup

    With fall comes the bright red, yellow, and orange of sugar maple, oak, and birch leaves changing, along with frost warnings and brisker air. Nothing feels better on a cold, dark evening than warm soup (like this leek and potato soup), hot chili, or a piping casserole. Comfort food that makes the season that much…

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  • Tex-Mex Tuna Fajitas

    Tex-Mex Tuna Fajitas

    I didn’t grow up eating spicy, so when we first moved to Fort Worth, even the mild salsa was too hot. But over the years we lived there, I learned to love the taste of chili, cumin and jalapeño peppers. Now that we’re back in New England, I like to revisit this taste I learned…

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  • Peter’s Potato-Broccoli Frittata

    Peter’s Potato-Broccoli Frittata

    Peter’s potato-broccoli frittata is a quick, easy, healthy recipe, chockful of nutrition. Serve it with a salad and you have a light evening meal. Peter cooked this main dish for Adria in Into the Fire to help soothe his stress. From Into the Fire View my Catalog of Books Click here

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  • Lazy Day Lasagna

    Lazy Day Lasagna

    The lazy in lazy day lasagna refers to the cook feeling lazy. This was one of my kids’ favorite dinners when they were growing up. It’s quick and easy; perfect for busy school nights with too many after-school activities. This is recipe you can make with leftover spaghetti sauce from Ellen’s Easy Spaghetti Sauce from…

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  • Ellen’s Easy Spaghetti Sauce

    Ellen’s Easy Spaghetti Sauce

    Ellen needs easy recipes because her days are filled with caring for horses in need. This spaghetti sauce fills the bill when a stranger shows up on her doorstep in Red Thunder Reckoning. On busy nights, I’m all for something quick and easy and this spaghetti sauce recipe falls into that mold. The bonus: it…

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Dessert

  • Dani’s Strawberry Kiss Cookies

    Dani’s Strawberry Kiss Cookies

    In Summer’s Sweet Spot, Dani made these Strawberry Kiss Cookies as part of her entry. I had so much fun playing with this recipe to get a strawberries-and-cream flavor. Hope you enjoy them, too!

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  • Emma’s Ginger Wishing Stars

    Emma’s Ginger Wishing Stars

    These cookies have a strong bite of ginger and are the signature cookie for the Candlelight Inn in Christmas by Candlelight. The Candlelight Inn is one of twelve stops of local inns that participate in the region’s Cookie Tour. Not only do visitors get to see some of the beautiful New Hampshire countryside, they go…

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  • Candy Cane Brownies

    Candy Cane Brownies

    These candy cane brownies make a great holiday treat.

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  • Super Easy Key Lime Pie

    Super Easy Key Lime Pie

    This super easy Key Lime Pie is my got-to when I have to bring a summer dessert to a gathering.

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  • Dark Chocolate Raspberry Lava Cakes

    Dark Chocolate Raspberry Lava Cakes

    Dark chocolate and raspberries are one of my favorite dessert combination. Here’s a dark chocolate lava cake recipe with raspberries that makes a treat for any occasion.

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  • Blueberry Galette

    Blueberry Galette

    We went blueberry picking at a local farm. It’s always a fun activity and the berries tastes so good fresh off the bush. We ate most of them straight from the container, but I made this blueberry galette as a Sunday treat. It’s easy to make and looks great on a plate.

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Side Dishes

  • Noah’s Orzo-Rice Pilaf

    Noah’s Orzo-Rice Pilaf

    A while back, Rice-A-Roni was a thing, and my kids loved it. I didn’t love all the additives in it, so I created my own version. Noah knows his way around a kitchen. Noah’s Orzo-Rice Pilaf appeared as part of the meal Noah cooked for Faith in Honor of a Hunter. From Honor of a…

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Snacks

  • Candied Nut Spread

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  • Sabriel’s Energy Bars

    I’m not overly fond of the taste of commercial energy bars. I was happy to discover these. They’re easy to make and convenient to carry while backpacking. Sabriel’s Energy Bars come out when he goes hiking in Spirit of a Hunter. From Spirit of a Hunter View my Catalog of Books Click here

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