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Bacon Fig Jam

Here is the recipe from my son, Nikita. This jam is so delicious! Can't wait to use it with my burger next time or cheese plate! 

With this recipe, you can use either Bourbon Whiskey or Rum. I used a combination of Irish Whiskey and Rum (50/50...

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Pork Tajine with Sweet Potatoes

Tender juicy meat with aromatic sweet potatoes, herbs, spices, and a flavorful sauce; perfect to serve with couscous as well! Food cooked in a tajine gives it a unique taste, and everything you cook in it turns out very tender and juicy due to the aromatic steam. This tasty pork with sweet potatoes dish can be served directly...
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Stuffed Bell Pepper Jack-o-Lanterns

A fun take on stuffed bell peppers for Halloween. Try to vary the filling, adding some vegetables to the meat like grated carrots, zucchini or different herbs to your taste. If you like spicy food, then add some chopped jalapeno. You can serve  these peppers with tomato sauce, mixing it with sour cream, salt and pepper. Very tasty peppers...
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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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Golubtsi

Golubtsi is popular dish in many Eastern European countries and the Middle East made of cabbage leaves stuffed with a variety of ingredients. Very similar to dolma, which uses grape leaves. In Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, cabbage rolls with smoked pork are very popular at Christmas. They are cooked in a skillet or baked in the oven. In Romania,...
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