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Cheese Puffs

Such an easy recipe and quick to make, but so delicious! They are scrumptious when hot, but also good cold too. Perfect for breakfast with your tea, lunch with your soup or salad, and dinner like appetizer. Reminds me of khachapuri, but easier and more simple. Also perfect idea when you...
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Keftedes (Greek Meatballs)

Keftédes (κεφτέδες) may be one of the best Greek appetizers (mezé) around! They are little round meatballs served as an appetizer or with tzatziki, Greek salad and pita or pasta for a full meal. Of course there are many recipes for this dish. Keftedes different from many meatballs because of their size. Greeks make...
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Football Pizza Pockets

It's game time and I found a clever idea online for a perfect Super Bowl party snack. Really fun to make for game night and very easy to prepare. Use fillings to your taste, go Italian by adding pepperoni, pizza sauce and mozzarella, or try chicken with bacon. I even used sliced brats and it worked...
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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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Pirozhki with Cherries

Soft dough with a delicious sweet and sour cherry filling. Pirozhki are a Russian-Ukrainian dish of dough with filling that is baked or fried. There are many recipes for making dough for pirozhki and a variety of toppings as well. It can be meat, fish, eggs, mushrooms, cheese, jam, vegetable or fruit toppings. Savory pirozhki make great accompaniments to soups,...
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Italian Easter bread

I'm not a big fan of baking, especially complicated recipes and ingredients, but this dough was very easy to work with and the bread has a delicate sweet flavor, very soft and light fluffy texture. Not to mention it looks beautiful and delicious! The taste and texture is a cross between challah and brioche bread. Perfect for Easter morning...
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