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French Bread by Traditional Yeast Method (no bread machine)

French Bread by Traditional Yeast Method (no bread machine) by Salad Foodie

Experimenting with several ways to get a good loaf of French bread without using my bread machine, I am ready to share this version over all I tried. It has a chewy crust and a beautiful fine grain. While my bread machine version (see "Useful Links" below) takes only about 5 minutes of active chef time, this recipe requires perhaps 35…

2 votes
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Pistachio Baklava with Orange-Cardamom Syrup and Dried Lavender

Pistachio Baklava with Orange-Cardamom Syrup and Dried Lavender by Danielle Pallaske

Read more at: http://www.somanyrecipes.com/2010/03/pistachio-baklava-with-orange-cardamom.html

6 votes
7571 views
Oatmeal Blondies

Oatmeal Blondies by Farrell May Podgorsek

I couldn't decide what to make one day. Did I want Blondies or Oatmeal Cookies. Why not both? The bars came out exactly as I wanted them to. Moist on the inside like a good Blondie should be, with a nice chewy texture from the rolled oats. I made these with chocolate chips and cinnamon, a great combination. Other nice additions would…

4 votes
10191 views
Beer Bread (by Bread Machine or Conventional Bread Method)

Beer Bread (by Bread Machine or Conventional Bread Method) by Salad Foodie

This recipe for Beer Bread has a fine grain, firm crust, light volume, nice moist quality plus a slight taste similar to sourdough. I use the bread machine as a convenience - to make the dough and proof it. Then I interrupt the cycle just prior to the baking function so I can shape to a regular loaf pan, give it an extra and final…

2 votes
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Ham & Cabbage Hash

Ham & Cabbage Hash by Salad Foodie

This is a fast dinner-in-a-skillet recipe, and a good way to use up leftover ham or roast beef. Lots of vegetables make the meat go further and keep calories, fat, sodium and carbs to a reasonable level. A healthy and homey stand-by recipe for breakfast and/or casual dinners.

3 votes
7528 views
Spiced Almond Cookie

Spiced Almond Cookie by Hina Gujral

Smart cookies are strategic about holiday baking. These Spiced Almond Cookies are a classic holiday favorites and are great for gifting, it’s quick to make and turn out delicious and distinctive cookies, all sure to hit the sweet spot with family and friends. Their generous size makes them especially festive but they can be made into…

1 vote
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French Bread by Bread Machine

French Bread by Bread Machine by Salad Foodie

This recipe requires the French Bread setting on my bread machine, best suited for bread doughs low in fat and sugar; this results in a crisp crust and coarse, chewy exterior. (It is similar to the Whole Wheat setting though not identical.....but just might work.) However if neither are available on your machine you could use the…

1 vote
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Perfect Bread and Butter Pickles

Perfect Bread and Butter Pickles by Farrell May Podgorsek

Not too sweet and not too sour, these old-fashioned pickles are crisp and crunchy. " Better than Grandma's" is the comment I most often hear. They are great for snacking on and perfect on a hamburger or hot dog. Refrigerator pickles are quick to make and will last in the refrigerator for at least 3 weeks. I use a mandolin style slicer…

1 vote
2807 views
Favorite Pumpkin Bread

Favorite Pumpkin Bread by Salad Foodie

This is even good the day of baking, but improves and mellows with age. Freezes well, but it's hard to keep out of the fresh baked to have any left for the freezer!

2 votes
5434 views
The Cran-Banana Smoothie

The Cran-Banana Smoothie by Nicole Cormier, RD

Pull out your blender and get ready to blend it up! There are an abundance of ingredients that will awaken your taste buds, but will also rejuvenate your cells, organs and muscles at the same time. So, read on to find out what are the best foods to add to your blender! This week, I enjoyed a smoothie for breakfast after an hour walk…

1 vote
3139 views
Naan Bread

Naan Bread by CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY

Yields 25 pieces

1 vote
3545 views
Butter and Sugar Free Ginger Cookies

Butter and Sugar Free Ginger Cookies by Hungry Jenny

1 vote
4217 views
Basil and Cilantro Pesto

Basil and Cilantro Pesto by Jolyma

Bright and full of flavor.

2 votes
4399 views
Pumpkin Cranberry Nut Granola

Pumpkin Cranberry Nut Granola by Salad Foodie

Need a last-minute food gift or host gift idea? This makes, bakes, cools and can be bagged within an hour! Use as a topping on yogurt, ice cream, plain cereal, or as an out-of-hand snack while waiting for the holiday festivities to begin!

1 vote
4103 views
Chocolate Chip Meringue Bars

Chocolate Chip Meringue Bars by Farrell May Podgorsek

A different twist on a chocolate chip bar. The egg yolks are used in the dough, and the whites are beaten with brown sugar to make a meringue topping for the bars. Made by his mother, these bars were a childhood favorite of my husband. It was a race to the mailbox when a shoebox full of these bars would be sent to him at…

2 votes
2100 views