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Tarte Tatin with apples

The famous French apple pie. Tarte Tatin is an upside-down tart in which the fruit (usually apples) are caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked. Tarte Tatin can also be made with pears, peaches, pineapple, tomatoes, other fruit, or vegetables, such as onion. (more…)...
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Apple – Pear Cake with Almond Cream Cheese Glaze and Chocolate

I bought a new mold for cakes, miniature bundt pans, and decided to try it out immediately. The weather is perfect for baking and the fall holidays are coming soon so the shape of bundt pans resemble little pumpkins. Also autumn ingredients like pears, apples, nuts, cinnamon, vanilla are a great idea for rich and moist cake for Halloween or Thanksgiving. Instead of 6 small molds...
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Cannoli

This deep fried crispy waffle tube-shaped shell, with sweet cream cheese and chocolate inside is a traditional Sicilian dessert and very popular in Italian-American cuisine.  Usually containing ricotta cheese, but you can add mascarpone cheese or whipped cottage cheese to it as well. I thought about making cannoli for a long time and finely it happened! I ordered stainless steel cannoli forms...
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Pumpkin with Rice and Fruits

Tasty and beautiful dish, great idea for fall and Thanksgiving. You can add any fruit, including grapes, melons slices, currants, etc. Sugar can be replaced with honey and water with milk. Before serving, mix the rice with pumpkin, scraping it with a spoon from the walls of the pumpkin. If you  don't like rice with fruits, substitute meat instead,...
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Strudel with Pumpkin, Raisins, Nuts and Cranberries

Strudel is an Austrian dish of rolled puffed pastry, usually with a sweet filling. This is a popular dish in countries like Bosnia, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia. Strudel dough should be very thin, you can cook the dough yourself or buy ready-made. You will get two strudel rolls from one package of puff pastry....
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Carrots Tzimmes with Raisins and Prunes

Tzimmes is a Jewish dish, sweet stew typically made from carrots and dried fruits. It's cooked slow at low heat, and even if it's simple dish, still considered is a great delicacy. Tzimmes has many variations, usually prepared mostly from carrots, but there are also versions using potatoes, beans, and even with the addition of meat. You can also add...
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Chiles en Nogada

Chiles en Nogada is a classic Mexican dish originating from Puebla. Stuffed poblano peppers with meat mixed with fruits and spices and topped with walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and cilantro or parsley. The colors of the dish reflect the Mexican flag: green fresh poblano peppers, white-creamy walnut sauce and red pomegranate seeds. The first time I tried this dish in...
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