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Braided Onion Bread

Onion Bread Poolish: 1 cup all-purpose unbleached flour 1 cup lukewarm water 1/4 teaspoon instant yeast Dough: Poolish 3-3 1/2 cups all-purpose unbleached flour 1/2 cup milk 2 teaspoons instant yeast 2 tablespoons softened butter or shortening 2 tablespoons sugar … Continue reading

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Lobster Diavolo

Ingredients Serves 4-6 The tomato sauce 4 cloves of garlic, crushed and chopped Olive oil 1 28 oz can crushed San Marzano tomatoes Sprinkle of dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (more or less to taste) Salt/pepper 1 cup … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Tiramisu

This is super easy to make. Give it a try if you like pumpkin! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cold heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1 (8 Ounce) container Mascarpone cheese 1 (15 Ounce) can pureed pumpkin 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Apple Raisin Challah

Happy New Year! This is a cinnamon & sugar topped apple raisin challah. Enjoy! Place the following in a mixing bowl: 1/2 cup lukewarm water 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons honey 4 cups flour (17 ounces) … Continue reading

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French Apple Cake

This is a custardy apple cake that is SO good and not too sweet! It’s really very easy to make. Make sure you follow directions exactly on this one. Serves 8 to 10 INGREDIENTS • 1 ½ pounds Granny Smith … Continue reading

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Ricotta pound cake

This is a very moist dense cake. If you like a buttery pound cake this is the one to try. Delicious with some whipped cream and fresh fruit on top. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups cake flour 2 1/2 tsp baking … Continue reading

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Fruit pockets

I thought I’d make some fruit filled pockets. I had some pie dough left over and simply bought some fruit pie filling in the can. You can certainly make your own fruit filling but I was in a hurry today. … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde (Peruvian Pesto)

Salsa verde is very similar to Italian pesto sauce. I like it because it doesn’t have that real strong basil taste because of the added spinach. This recipe makes a lot of sauce. Toss it with fettuccine or potato gnocchi. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Chocolate Carrot Cake

Carrots may be an ingredient in this cake but I don’t know if I should call it carrot cake. It’s a true chocolate cake IMO. It sure was fun making this one. It looks like a “celebration” for sure. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Cocoa Peanut Logs

These are definitely a blast from MY past. Circa 1960. That would be me with my mouth open every time my Mom made them. Super easy! Ingredients 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 4 cups Kellogg’s … Continue reading

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