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Quiche with Mushrooms, Onions and Bacon

Now with the cool fall weather it's time to bake quiches and tarts! I like them because they can be sweet or savory and there are endless combinations to try. With mushrooms out now, I chose to use them along with bacon. The recipe for the dough is the same I use for tarts or pies, it's my favorite and easy...
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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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Irish Lamb Stew with Vegetables

If you love comfort food you will like this recipe! Everything cooks together to create a rich blend of flavors and the juices keep the meat from turning dry. Lamb can be replaced with beef. This stew can be cooked in small pots, like I did, or in a Dutch oven. If you really want to make this dish...
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Baked Carp with Herbs

I love fish! I grew up in Odessa which is on the Black Sea, so we always had all sorts of fresh seafood as well as from the rivers and lakes. Unfortunately, here in Minnesota where I live now, there aren't the same choices, especially in the store. Of course there are many lakes in Minnesota and we try as much as...
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