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Pecan Tart

1 Pillsbury pie crust 2 large eggs 1/4 C packed light brown sugar 1/4 t kosher salt 1 C maple syrup (or dark corn syrup) 1 1/2  – 2 C coarsely chopped toasted pecan (or it can be mix of … Continue reading

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Muhammara 2

(from Better Homes & Gardens, February 2020 – chef Reem Assil in Oakland CA, Syrian-Lebanese) Ingredients: 2 C roasted red bell peppers, drained 1 cup walnuts, raw 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 2 T lemon juice 1 … Continue reading

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Seafood Paella

Adapted from Seafood Paella and saffron Aioli in NYTimes by Alice Hart Ingredients: 3 T olive oil 1 1/2 medium onions, diced 4 large plum tomatoes, halved (Can substitute 28-oz can of peeled whole tomatoes) 2 med red bell peppers, … Continue reading

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Ginger Garlic Green Beans Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb green beans, trimmed 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 T soy sauce 1 T grated peeled ginger 2 t rice vinegar 2 t canola oil or avocado oil 1 t sesame oil 1 1/2 t sesame seeds, toasted … Continue reading

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Cold Soba Noodle Salad

INGREDIENTS 8 Servings 1/2 package (from 14 ounce box)  3 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoons soy sauce  2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds 1 1/2 cups baby spinach or arugula 1/2 cup shredded carrot … Continue reading

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How to prevent cakes from sticking to Bundt pans

1. If it ain’t broke… If you use your grandma’s beat-up old aluminum pan (or a brand new top-of-the-line model), and your Bundt cakes ALWAYS come out of the pan with nary a crumb out of place — thank your … Continue reading

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Apple Tartlets

1 box Pillsbury pie crusts 4 large Granny Smith Apples 2 C homemade thick applesauce 1 C homemade thick apple butter 1/4 C + 1/4 C sugar 2 t + 1T lemon juice 3 T brandy 2 pinches salt 3 … Continue reading

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