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Heirloom Tomato Crostata or Galette with Herb Cheese

An heirloom tomato crostata (aka glaette) is a beautiful, savory way to enjoy the waning days of Summer. The crust is an easy biscuit dough, but if you want truly quick and easy, pick up some store-bought pastry dough. Just be sure and use the tastiest, freshest tomatoes available, heirloom tomatoes if possible. Crostata vs …

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2-Ingredient Jam Tarts – Cooking with Kids

These easy mini tarts made with a store-bought pastry dough and your favorite jams or marmalades come together in 10 minutes! They are a great treat to cook with kids for Valentines Day (i.e., use heart cutouts) or a stay-at-home rainy day. Delicious and deliciously easy! While these jam tarts are simple to make, the …

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Harissa Baked Wings vs Smoked Wings: a taste test!

Harissa is one of my favorite spice blends and this recipe uses both a harissa spice rub and a harissa paste on wings. Great for game days! Harissa Rub or Harissa Paste? Harissa is a North African blend of spices that typically includes smoked chile peppers, cumin, coriander, caraway, cinnamon and salt & pepper. Frequently …

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Low Carb Zucchini Frittata for Breakfast or Snacks

The standard breakfast fare on the Slow Carb Diet is eggs, beans and spinach.  On keto diets it tends to be either eggs and bacon (no beans).  This low carb zucchini frittata is a fun, and fairly easy, breakfast to change up your routine a bit. It makes a great, portable lunch snack also! Add …

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Pfeffernusse Cookies Recipe

These popular, spiced, gingerbread-like cookies taste great and are one of those unique treats that are hard to find in a typical grocery store. Pfeffernusse are a traditional holiday treat, and they are perfect for shipping in care packages. What are Pfeffernusse Cookies? Pfeffernusse are small spiced, gingerbread-like cookies that are extremely popular as a …

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