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Nutella Pocket Cookies

Nutella Pocket Cookies Makes 4 dozen cookies 1 cup butter, softened 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups Nutella (chocolate hazelnut spread) 1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter, cream cheese, […]

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Spaetzle und Linsen—Homemade Spaetzle Noodles with Lentil Sauce

Oma’s Spaetzle und Linsen (Spaetzle and Lentils) Makes 4 generous servings Lentil Sauce: 1 pound dried brown lentils (about 2 cups) 2 quarts of water 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 2 beef bouillon cubes 1 cup cold water 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste) pepper to taste 1. Rinse and […]

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Un, deux, trois et voila! Brown Sugar Shortbread!

The phrase, “It’s as easy as one, two, three!”, takes on new meaning with a recipe that only has three ingredients. That is certainly the case with this recipe for Brown Sugar Shortbread that I recently tried out. I love shortbread, but haven’t always been a huge fan of the shortbread I have produced in […]

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Pumpkin Dumplings

“I am the Emperor and I want [pumpkin] dumplings.” – Emperor Ferdinand I (I’m sure that he said it just like that.) Whenever I go to an Italian restaurant I inevitably end up ordering gnocchi. Maybe it’s because I kid myself into thinking that I’m ordering something healthy, or maybe it’s just because I love […]

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