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Melt in Your Mouth Cranberry Orange Creme Fraiche Bread

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Melt in Your Mouth Cranberry Orange Creme Fraiche Bread is a new creation born out of a desperate need to quickly use up an embarrassing amount of frozen cranberries I collected at the end of the holiday season this year. That’s when they are the cheapest to buy and perfect for freezing. It was a great idea until my freezer …

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Mediterranean Fig and Walnut Jam

In Dairy-free, Food Around The World, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

Mediterranean Fig and Walnut Jam is a hardy spread packed with fresh figs and crunchy walnuts bathed in a lightly sweet jam.  Infused with a touch of cardamon, the vague taste of sweet pine creates a wonderful Mediterranean flavor that pairs beautifully with pork and ham, spread over toast, served with goat cheese and crackers, as a topping over flatbread, …

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It Begins at the Table Cookbook Sneak Peek: Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe with Sweet Turmeric Glaze

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Lemon Zucchini Bread with sweet turmeric glaze is my version of my grandmother’s old classic zucchini bread recipe. Baked with most of the same delicious ingredients she used and infused with a delightful lemon flavor that takes my grandma’s method to the next level — topped with a sweet turmeric glaze for a touch of international flavor. Have you ever …

Jamaican Festival Bread Recipe

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Festival is a celebrated tradition in Jamaica. I’m not referring to an outdoor street party, though I adore the festive steel drum music they play near the pool. Jamaican Festival bread is a traditional bread side served with dishes like Jerk Chicken and Escovitch Fish. The actual name is Jamaican Festival Dumpling, but it looks and tastes more like a …

Israeli Cheese Bourekas

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Who can resist a freshly baked puff pastry filled with all kinds of yumminess? Definitely not me. I confirmed my weakness when I tasted, my friend, Vivi’s cheese filled Bourekas. After one bite I was hooked. Bourekas are delicious, breaded hand pies that originated in the Middle East. Israeli cuisine is famous for making some of the most delightful bourekas …

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Cranberry Apple Crescent Braid

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Print Recipe Cranberry Apple Crescent Braid Yum Cranberry Apple Crescent Braid looks complicated but is really quick and simple to make. Made with apples, cranberries and raisins or choose your favorite combination of fruits and flavors to create your own. Course Breads and Bakery, Breakfast, Dessert Cuisine American, European Servings pieces Ingredients 1 8 ounce crescent dinner rolls2 tablespoons flour …

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Gluten-Free Lemon Zucchini Bread Recipe

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Print Recipe How to Make Gluten-Free Lemon Zucchini Bread Yum Freshly baked with the perfect balance of flavors including a hint of lemon and a touch of sweetness. This may be your favorite gluten-free zucchini bread recipe. It’s just that good! Course Breads and Bakery Cuisine American Servings loafs Ingredients 3 eggs, beaten2 cups granulated sugar1 cup vegetable oil1 teaspoon …

Vanilla Avocado Dream

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Print Recipe Vanilla Avocado Dream Yum Course Breads and Bakery Servings people Ingredients 1/2 Avocado1/4 cup vanilla yogurt1 cup pear juice1/2 cup vanilla almond milk1 tablespoon raw honey1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla1 cup ice Course Breads and Bakery Servings people Ingredients 1/2 Avocado1/4 cup vanilla yogurt1 cup pear juice1/2 cup vanilla almond milk1 tablespoon raw honey1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla1 cup ice …

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Chocolate Strawberry Whip Cream Layer Cake

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My mom was one of the most creative people I knew when it came to making beautiful desserts. She had a way of turning basic ingredients into a symphony of decadent flavors like a masterful art piece. One of her specialties was this Chocolate Strawberry Whip Cream Layered Chocolate Cake. She has another variation of this cake using bananas instead …