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How to Make a Dessert Platter for Celebrations at Home

Dessert platters (or dessert boards) can be a fun, easy way to treat family and friends. This dessert board for two includes ideas and options for the sweets, the drinks and the decor. You can always focus on home-made treats (some recipes included), but the idea with this how-to is “easy” and is focused on …

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Hush Puppies with Hot Pepper Jelly (as a Dipping Sauce)

Hush puppies, a fried cornmeal ball, are a Southern delicacy, often served with deep fried seafood and a range of dipping sauces. The dipping sauces offered in this recipe include a hot pepper jelly, a citrus marmalade and a tomato jam. What are hush puppies? Hush puppies are a savory, deep-fried, round cornmeal ball. A …

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How to Use Jams with Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Cocktails

Jams, jellies and chutneys can definitely go beyond toast and add interest and deliciousness to many different food or drink dishes. Here are a few ideas: How to Use Jams & Preserves – 10 Ways 1. Easy Appetizers Spread jams or chutneys over a round of brie and microwave briefly.  Recommended Preserves for Appetizers Hot …

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