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Glazed Ham

Brown sugar, honey, orange, and mustard glazed ham; smokey, sweet, and spicy flavors come through in every bite. It was mouth-watering, and so incredibly flavorful! An easy and quick recipe, it's perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter, or any dinner as an entre for a pasta dish,...
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Cherry Jam with Pits / Pitted Cherry Jam

Here are 2 recipes of cherry jam, one cherry jam includes the cherry pits, another is pitted cherry jam. Both are so tasty and really easy to make. This time I bought lots of sweet black cherries from a farm, they are so big and delicious. We ate them a lot, some of them I put in the frizzier,...
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Mongolian Beef with Vegetables

If you like Chinees food, then you definitely will love Mongolian Beef! The meat is tender, juicy, and so flavorful with the sweet and savory sauce! If you can’t find flank steak, you can use New York strip steak. Make sure you don't overcook the beef, so quickly sear the  meat in the wok on high heat in batches...
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Tart with Roasted Figs, Thyme and Feta

This tart has a beautiful array of textures and flavors. Super easy to make! Perfect as a dessert, appetizer, or even as a part of brunch. I sliced the figs into medium strips, but if they are fresh you can cut them in half too. Also I used peach jam, but you can use any other jam or marmalade...
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Cherry jam

Here are 2 recipes of sweet cherry jam, one cherry jam includes the cherry pits, another is pitted cherry jam. Both are so tasty and really easy to make. This time I bought lots of sweet black cherries from a farm, they are so big and delicious. We ate them a lot, some of them I put in the...
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Red Currant Jam

During red currant season, we eat the berries, make Kompot and punch, add them to the cakes with other berries and fruits and usually in the end I make red currant jam from leftovers. Here is an easy and simple recipe of sweet and sour jam, which is perfect in the...
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Profiterole/ Cream Puffs with Creamy Lemon Curd

A profiterole is a small French (less than 4 cm in diameter) pastry ball made of custard dough and can have various fillings (both sweet and savory): custard cream, cheese, mushrooms, meat, etc. Sweet profiteroles can be served as a dessert and profiteroles with meat, cheese or mushroom stuffing are perfect for soups. This time I made them with sweet...
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Khinkali

Khinkali are Georgian dumplings, but also popular in Armenian and Azerbaijani cuisine. Eating Khinkali is an art - using only your hands, hold the handle with the your fingers, then biting the pocket. You aren't supposed to use a knife or fork, since it will release all the broth. This is what differentiates it from Read more