Brie en Croute Featuring Rosemary Cherries Apricots & Toasted Pecans

  Brie en Croute is a round of brie wrapped in puff pastry then baked to a beautiful golden brown. This recipe is filled with tart, yet sweet cherries, astringent apricots, fresh rosemary and slightly salty, crisp toasted pecans. It requires very little work but always proves to be a very impressive appetizer. Start with…

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The World’s Best Waldorf Salad & a little history

The Word’s Best Waldorf Salad The Waldorf salad was first created between 1893 and 1896 at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City (the precursor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, which came into being with the merger of the Waldorf with the adjacent Astoria Hotel, opened in 1897). Oscar Tschirky, who was the Waldorf’s maître d’hôtel…

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Spicy Sweet & Salty Snack Pretzel Mix

In my opinion, spicy, sweet and salty are a trio of sheer delight to the palate; completely and utterly satisfying! Very easy to put together! Make this your anytime snack, for travel, tailgating, party appetizer or lazy evenings at home with Netflix.  Everyone always asks for the recipe and they beg you as well. Feel…

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The Best Saint Patrick’s Day Tuna Salad Sandwich…Ever!

Just another tuna salad recipe? I beg to differ! This delectable St. Paddy’s Day (or any day) sandwich offers a balance of salty, slightly sweet, crunchy and creamy flavors that satisfies even the most discriminating sandwich spread aficionado’s palate. Not to mention having several colors of the rainbow; does your pot of gold lie at…

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Mardi Gras King Cake: Recipe & History

The sweetest tradition of Mardi Gras is the vibrant, multi-colored King Cake. January 6th kicked off the Mardi Gras season for 2015. Staying true to Mardi Gras culinary tradition one must bake and serve this colorful, nut-filled wonder each year. Similar to coffee cake, this ring-shaped confection is as rich in tradition and history, as…

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Brown Butter Curry Rice with Cherries & Toasted Pecans

The brown butter provides toastiness, the curry the perfect amount of color & spice, the cherries a kiss of sweetness and pecans the nutty crunch. This savory sweet rice helps your palate experience just the right notes of a wonderful culinary melody; a superb accompaniment to most any main dish, but add diced cooked chicken…

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USA’s Statewide Recipe Search! Kansas Picks: The Word’s Best Waldorf Salad

The Word’s Best Waldorf Salad The Waldorf salad was first created between 1893 and 1896 at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City (the precursor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, which came into being with the merger of the Waldorf with the adjacent Astoria Hotel, opened in 1897). Oscar Tschirky, who was the Waldorf’s maître d’hôtel…

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