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Onion Breads |
Bread, Budget

Onion Bread


 I have a confession to make.  Bread and I have a love-hate relationship.  I love warm, freshly-baked bread, but when I try to achieve it in my own kitchen, more often than not I end up with a loaf that is…denser…than I would like. Not a rock, not tasteless, hard, or […]

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Appetizers & Finger Food, Desserts, Latin American, Main meals, Party Food, Pastry & Dumplings, Pies & Tarts

Dos Empanadas for Cinco de Mayo


 So I’ve been told by Mexican friends that Cinco de Mayo, like St. Patrick’s Day and Hanukkah, is celebrated more…vociferously…in the US than in its home country.  It commemorates the winning of an important battle, not Mexican independence, and isn’t really a major holiday.  In the US, of course, we […]