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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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Honey Rosemary Chicken

Honey Rosemary Chicken by Salad Foodie

I really liked the marinade/glaze and its rosemary and balsamic flavors. If preferred, substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts and/or thighs or other chicken parts (baking time for smaller or thicker pieces will need to be adjusted.) This recipe will lend itself to your busy schedule: (1) Marinate the chicken in fridge while you…

3 votes
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Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon by Salad Foodie

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a whole plateful of this! It is so simple but so tasty. First run-through I followed the recipe exactly from Homestyle Amish Kitchen Cookbook by Harvest House Publishers 2010. Having made it several times since I made only minor…

3 votes
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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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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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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
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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
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Carmelized Apple Tart with Sherry Crust

Carmelized Apple Tart with Sherry Crust by Farrell May Podgorsek

This crust complements many fillings. The Carmelized Apple in Cider Sauce and tart crust are prepared and cooked separately, then combined and baked for a few minutes. The crust stays flaky and the apples soft and carmelized. It was a perfect ending for Thanksgiving dinner. Be sure to always use a good quality drinking sherry.…

2 votes
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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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Favorite Date Nut Bread

Favorite Date Nut Bread by Salad Foodie

This recipe is chock full of nuts and dates, and never fails to deliver in flavor and moistness. It stores well for several days refrigerated, and freezes well too.

3 votes
4720 views
Limeade Fizzler

Limeade Fizzler by "Cheffie Cooks"

Refreshing spring/summer non alcoholic drink, using my fresh limes

1 vote
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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
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Fall Soup from the Cupboard

Fall Soup from the Cupboard by Farrell May Podgorsek

What do you make when the soup craving hits at 5:00pm? This very healthy, full-flavored soup hit the spot on this just-about-ready-to-storm Fall evening. This soup begs for creativity. Substitute whatever cooked vegetables you have on hand. Add some chopped or sliced cooked greens at the end; use cannellini beans instead of garbanzo,…

2 votes
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