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Sweet and Savory Puff Pastry Bites

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Strudel and I decided we wanted to give something a whirl… have a monthly theme! You may have noticed a theme last month.  I’m excited because Strudel had the brilliant idea of making March Happy Hour Month!  As Spring approaches, I … Continue reading

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Palmiers

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Feel like a little Palm Tree or Elephant Ear?  Who doesn’t!  Did you think I would share Cheese Straws with you and not the quintessential puff pastry creation?  Of course not, you are my friends. So come on over.  Sit.  Eat … Continue reading

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Cheese Straws with Homemade Puff Pastry

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At my final French Pastry Class at Cook Street this weekend, I learned how to make cream puffs, eclairs and all kinds of wonderful things with homemade puff pastry.  We made Palmiers, Pesto Palmiers and Cheese Straws.  I took pictures … Continue reading

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Dubliner Pies for Two

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  Have you ever tried Dubliner Cheese?  If not, it’s a wonderfully unique cheese.  I can’t get enough of it.  The problem is it’s a bit expensive at my regular grocery store.  I discovered that it is sold at Sam’s … Continue reading

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Candied Yam Turnovers

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  What to do when you have guests the morning after Christmas and you can’t think of what to feed them (or don’t have the energy to feed them)?  

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Lebni Cherry Turnovers

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My neighbor, Inga,  recently took me to one of her favorite international markets in Aurora, it’s called Arash.  It has a wonderful selection of food including halal meats; Hungarian and Bulgarian feta cheeses; Czech butter; candies from Germany, Turkey and Russia.  The … Continue reading

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