Easter Side Suggestion: Tartiflette ~The Chef Mimi Blog

Years ago our family was travelling through Eastern France, and we stopped in the beautiful town of Annecy for lunch and a stroll. We were in Annecy-le-Vieux, the old part of town and we randomly chose a restaurant at which to have lunch. Our restaurant was one of the ones on the right side of […]…

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Easter Salad Suggestion: Sweet Strawberry Salad ~SnapShotsInCursive

What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? All the Buzz: Sweet Strawberry Salad! Whenever you feel the need to change things up a bit from your ordinary salad, think strawberries! Did you know the strawberry is actually a cousin to the rose family? Truth. In history, they represent love, purity, and perfection. Hmmm. And of course, everyone […]…

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Easter Pie Suggestion: Italian Ricotta Rice Pie

This is a re-post from Easter, but I simply had to include this highly unusual masterpiece during our Pie week this week. It’s SO worthy of a re-post. Everyone and I mean everyone I serve it to always asks me for the recipe. It’s that good! This Ricotta Rice pie recipe of my Mama Carmela’s […]

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Braided Easter Ham Pepperoni & Cheese Bread with Tutorial

  My Mama always made this tasty bread for every religious holiday and if we begged, sometimes in between. Mom used to buy pounds of aged meats and cheeses and painstakingly cube every bit. Then she would mix fresh beaten eggs and finely grated Parmesan and fill and roll, what seemed like dozens, of loaves. […]

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Easter Salad Suggestion:Tuscan Panzanella-Italian Bread Salad

This week we will be exploring the wonders of salad–standalone, sandwich fillers, ethnic-based, potato packed and even an unusual, colorful veggie cornucopia! Today, I’m starting out with an old world,  Italian, family favorite-Panzanella. This fresh, colorful spring and summertime salad offers an incredible and flavorful marriage of tastes–savory, salty, tangy, pungent and sweet. You may […]

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Easter Side Dish: Hasselback Au Gratin Potatoes ~Frugal Hausfrau

I have a little secret. I’ve been holding out on you. See, I’ve been making these Hasselback Scalloped Potatoes for months now and never posted them. They’re amazing, they’re gorgeous and they’re amazing. Oh, I said that already. Well, I can’t say it enough. via Hasselback au Gratin Potatoes — Frugal Hausfrau

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Kindred Milk Bread ~Frugal Hausfrau

There are times you can’t help yourself, you just have to make a recipe – and this is one of those times! This is Kindred’s Milk Bread. It’s served at Kindred Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina to every dinner table. It’s a beautiful thing, this bread. Make it – I promise you you’ll love it! via…

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Erdäpfelsuppe- Austrian Potato Soup ~The Domestic Man

To truly understand the beauty of Erdäpfelsuppe, I’m going to run you through a quick language lesson. When Columbus first encountered the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean in the late 15th century, they presented him with the sweet potato–batata in the Taíno language–which he first brought to Europe. But on subsequent trips, explorers returned with […]…

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Easter Preparations: Raspberry Orange Ham Sauce ~The Thankful Heart

Hi there– Just pulled the last of the Easter ham leftovers out of the freezer. The thing about leftovers is that they don’t seem so sad if you give them a little extra trimmings to make them seem not-so-leftover. Do you know what I mean? So to wake up this dish, we splashed on a […]…

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