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Rustic Apple Tart

This tart is fairly straight forward and a great way to use up apples. Rustic Apple Tart Dough 1 1/3 cup unbleached white flour 8 tbsp butter 1 egg yolk Pinch salt Ice water Filling 1/2 cup sugar, plus 2 … Continue reading

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Lamb Pasties

These are a great way to use up a little leftover lamb. The dough will make six 9″ circles or 12 5″ ones. Lamb Pasties Dough 2 1/2 cups unbleached flour 3/4 tsp salt 1 stick butter (8 tbsp) 1 … Continue reading

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Chorizo Empanadas

A new Hispanic grocer opened up down the street that required investigating. These empanadas take advantage of chorizo and fresh cotija cheese. Go here for the empanada dough recipe and here for the tomatillo sauce. Chorizo Mushroom Empanada Filling 2 … Continue reading

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Turkey “Pizzas”

This is a white pizza in the best possible way. The “sauce” is mashed potatoes. To really make things decadent, drizzle a bit of truffle oil over the top before serving. No need to worry about leftovers. Turkey Pizza 1 … Continue reading

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Nectarines and Goat Cheese in Phyllo

This was a super simple dessert that made use of some frozen phyllo dough we had on hand. Nectarines and Goat Cheese in Phyllo Dough 20 sheets phyllo dough 3 nectarines, sliced 3 oz goat cheese, crumbled 4 tbsp butter … Continue reading

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Simple Strawberry Balsamic Tart

We love recipes that call for few ingredients — and posts that call for few words. Strawberry Balsamic Tart 1 sheet prepared puff pastry 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp honey about 16-20 larger strawberries (washed, hulled and halved) 5-10 … Continue reading

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Cranberry, Blue Cheese and Pecan Pockets

We use more puff pastry at this time of year than any other. It’s such a quick way to perk up leftovers. Those of you who like precise measurements should come back tomorrow. Cranberry, Blue Cheese and Pecan Pockets One … Continue reading

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