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Testing Yeast for Freshness + A Source for Bread-Making Troubleshooting

Testing Yeast for Freshness + A Source for Bread-Making Troubleshooting by Salad Foodie

When yeast dough bread-making has poor outcomes, it can be frustrating to figure out what went wrong. Heavy coarse grain, collapsing loaf, dense, gummy chew - these are just a few of the problems encountered. Was it the yeast, flour, measurements or…

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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread by Marlin Rinehart

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making this recipe since 1970 when I got the recipe in Edinburgh, Scotland. The addition of a small amount of rice flour gives a firmness and crunchiness to the cookie. Most American recipes for…

9 votes
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Drop Sand Tarts

Drop Sand Tarts by Jann from PA

This is a holiday cookie! It is an easier version of an old-fashioned rolled out cookie. It tastes very similar, but is not as unique as when they were rolled out, cut in fancy shapes and decorated. The old cookies were first brushed with an egg wash (beaten egg and water) with a pastry brush then topped with sugar (usually red and…

1 vote
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CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun. The secret to creating that char siu bao taste is to use dried onions (McCormicks). Please look up the Basic Yeast Dough for Steamed Buns that accompanies this recipe. If you don't have steamer baskets, use a wok…

9 votes
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Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style

Cauliflower & Potatoes ~ Indian style by Amos Miller

I have never been a really big fan of cauliflower, but I love potatoes and spices. This dish, known as 'Alu Ghobi', has long been a favorite vegetable side dish in my kitchen. It is simple, easy to make and very healthy for you. One seldom finds a cauliflower dish on the average restaurant menu. But you need not be a…

8 votes
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BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns. It's truly versatile -- you can use the same dough and fill it with sweetened mashed red beans or lotus seeds for a dessert treat. Or just steam it by itself to turn it into "man tou" essentially steamed white bread that is…

9 votes
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Turkey stuffed jalapenos

Turkey stuffed jalapenos by Daniel Brock

I love spicy food and turkey goes great with spicy give these a try as a thanksgiving appetizer

17 votes
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Healthy Summer Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

Healthy Summer Rainbow Fruit Kabobs by RecipesnFood

These healthy summer rainbow fruit kabobs are the best easy and yummy option for your kids and hubby. Grill in a different style this grilling season. See more at:

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Apricot Clafoutis copyright 2011 art of living.PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati

Apricot Clafoutis copyright 2011 art of living.PrimaMedia,Inc/Maria Liberati by maria liberati

This recipe is from my latest book and winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards-The Basic Art of Italian Cooking: Holidays & Special Occasions. I created this recipe originally when I was spokesperson for the American Academy of Ophthalmology…

5 votes
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Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa De Cabeza by Sergio Hernandez

Barbacoa de Cabeza is a slow cooked dish prepared with parts from the head of a cow, such as the cheeks. Popular in South Texas, I've adapted the dish to be cooked using your Slow Cooker, Pressure Cooker, or Smoker/Oven Combo to create this tasty dish.

2 votes
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In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries

In-a-Pinch Cranberry Sauce made from Dried Cranberries by Salad Foodie

I serve turkey year round but forget to keep canned cranberry sauce on hand; even when I do it's hard to use up the whole can because not everone eats it. Recently the craving for cranberries with roast turkey breast was too strong. I grabbed the Craisin bag from the pantry and experimented making a small amount of cranberry sauce.…

2 votes
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Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade by Elena Jimenez

During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!

6 votes
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Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits - Nuwave/Flavorwave Ovens

Red Lobster Cheddar Biscuits - Nuwave/Flavorwave Ovens by Wendy Jarvis

These are Red Lobsters Cheddar Buscuits with a twist, they are made in your Nuwave/Flavorwave Ovens. Note: I add all together. If I have extra cheese I top with a bit of shredded cheese. You want to take these out as soon as they are done. Otherwise they will keep cooking!

10 votes
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GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS by Linda Tay Esposito

Gow Choi - Chinese chives are stronger in flavor -- more garlicy taste than regular chives -- than regular chives. The flat-leaf, foot-long green is used as a vegetable rather than used as a herb. In this classic dim sum dish, the chives are mixed with shrimp and stuffed in a a dumpling. The crystal dumpling skin is made from…

5 votes
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Triple-Play Chocolate Drop Cookies with Mocha Frosting

Triple-Play Chocolate Drop Cookies with Mocha Frosting by Salad Foodie

Homemade chocolate cookies are a sweet treat by themselves, but a crown of mocha frosting takes them from kitchen counter to coffee table for company-best! Baking chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate chips and cocoa combine for a rich chocolate experience. The cookies are mixed in one large saucepan, keeping cleanup to a minimum.

2 votes
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