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Spicy Chicken Wings

These wings are a great idea for Super Bowl, Cinco de Mayo, a summer picnic or any party you'll make. Serve with sour cream sauce. I usually use Crema Mexicana and add lime juice and zest, finely chopped cilantro and green onions, salt and pepper. This sauce will help reduce the heat from spicy wings. And, of course, beer :) (more…)...
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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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Battered Trout

For this dish I usually use steelhead trout but you can also use salmon. For me, I think, salmon gets a little drier than other fish. This dish is good to serve along with potatoes or other vegetables, salads. (more…)...
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Empanadas

Empanadas need no introduction - popular especially in Latin America and Europe, as well as southwest United States and southeast Asia. Empanadas like pirozhki are little pies with different fillings such as cheese, potatoes, carrots and other vegetables, minced or chopped pork, beef or chicken, shrimp, zucchini blossom, fruits, etc., the fillings are endless but generally...
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Belyashi

Belyashi is the national dish of the Tatars, common in Slavic countries. Its also one of my favorite dishes from childhood. I remember in Ukraine when I was little and they sold belyashi on the streets or at the market, it was a very popular street food, even now one of the most common fast...
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Enoki Mushrooms Wrapped in Bacon

A tasty Japanese appetizer fused with bacon. Enoki is a small pale yellow, almost white Japanese mushrooms with very long and thin stems and tiny  caps.  Enoki are very delicate, have fresh taste, which does not interrupt the taste of other ingredients. In raw form, they are perfect in salads. Enoki mushrooms are often added to soups or fried...
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‘Hychiny’ – Thin piroshki with potatoes and cheese

Hychiny - pies with potato and cheese or meat stuffed with herbs, the national dish of Karachay and Balkar. This is one of the most prestigious courses in the list of bakery foods Karachay-Balkar Kitchen. I cooked 'hychiny' with potatoes and cheese stuffing, adding some mushrooms and changed shape.  Usually hychiny  are round and sliced into 4 pieces. Toppings...
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