Connecticut Cottages & Gardens - April 2013

Time for Lyme Gala

The Lyme Research Alliance held the "Time for Lyme" Gala to raise money to fund Lyme and other tick-borne disease research at university and medical institutions throughout the U.S. Yolanda Foster was honored with the Star Light Award and the team of research scientists Drs. Steven Schutzer, M.D., of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and Mark Eshoo, Ph.D., director, New Technology Department, Abbott Laboratories, received the Lauren F. Brooks Hope Award.

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Maple-Walnut Corn Muffins

MAPLE-walnut corn muffins MAKES 12-14 MUFFINS TOPPING 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 1/3 cup maple syrup MUFFIN MIXTURE 1 1/3 cups flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup of yellow cornmeal 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4-1/2…

Maple Pecan Pie

MAPLE PECAN PIE 8-10 SLICES CRUST 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted cold butter, cut in small pieces 2 tablespoons ice water (more if needed) FILLING 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup maple syrup 3…