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Cranberry Apple Cider

Sugar and Spice, I’m craving something nice. Hot Cranberry Apple Cider is the perfect blend of Apple Cider with fresh Cranberry and Orange spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg.

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Mom’s braised potatoes – Hearty, Simple and very rich in Flavor. AKA Gagauz traditional Potatoes with meat. It takes a little bit of time to make this meal, since it requires to be slowly cooked in the oven for 2 1/2 hours but you can do all things around the house while dinner is cooking. A win-win! You can make it in slow cooker as well. Just instead of placing the pot into the oven, transfer it to the slow cooker, cover and cook it on low for a couple of hours.

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Buttermilk Flaxseed Pancakes

Start your day off with these buttermilk and flaxseed pancakes. There is nothing better than a homemade pancake in the morning and these are quite delicious!!! [click to continue…]

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This simple recipe for Salt Cured Salmon with vodka, dill and spices takes only a few minutes of preparation but the results are impressive and delicious. It is very popular dish in Slavic Cuisine, also known as lightly salted fish (Семга малосольная, Malosolnaia Semga)  You might be surprised at how much money you can save by making your own cured salmon rather than buying it at the store!

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Apricot Almond Galette

This apricot almond galette is a delightful treat! Galette means that it’s free form with a very classy rustic look tart .  I kept this Apricot Almond Galette very simple;  Flaky crust  filled with apricots, tossed in just a bit of sugar and cornstarch. Nothing fancy. Super easy and not too sweet.

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Chunky Guacamole Recipe

A smooth and chunky guacamole is loaded with ripe avocados, tomato, read onion, garlic, cilantro, lime and a light touch of spices including cumin and cayenne pepper.

My recipe was the number 1 WINNER on our family reunion Guacamole contest.

It will be a keeper in your family too.

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