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Baklava Crescent Rolls

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Baklava Crescent Rolls Makes 8 crescent rolls For the nut filling: 1/2 cup finely chopped pistachios 5 teaspoons granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 can (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent roll dough For the syrup: 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1 1/2 […]

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Roasted Squash With a Pomegranate Reduction, Pistachios, & Pomegranate Arils

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Roasted Squash With a Pomegranate Reduction, Pistachios, & Pomegranate Arils Makes 3 — 4 servings 9-inch Delicata Squash 8 ounces pomegranate juice 1 tablespoon honey 1/8 teaspoon table salt 4 teaspoons dry roasted and salted pistachio nuts 4 teaspoons fresh pomegranate arils 1. Prepare the squash: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  Wash the […]

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Mugi-Chai: A Japanese twist on masala chai tea

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Mugi-Chai Makes 8 – 10 servings 2 cups mugicha (brewed extra dark) 1 (1 1/2-inch) piece cinnamon stick 5 green cardamom pods, lightly smashed 6 whole cloves 1/2 star anise 3 quarter-sized coins fresh ginger 2 teaspoons honey, or more to taste whole milk, to taste 1. In a medium saucepan, mix together the mugicha, […]

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Amaranth Squares

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Amaranth Squares Recipe from Patty of Baking is Hot and Pattycake.ca Makes 6 — 10 servings *1 1/2 c roasted peanuts 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt (only if your peanuts are unsalted) 5 Tbsp local liquid honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup puffed amaranth *I like using Spanish peanuts as they have their […]

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Kinkan Kanro-ni (Japanese Candied Kumquats) with Panna Cotta

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Kinkan Kanro-ni (Candied Kumquats) 12 ounces kumquats 1 1/3 cups water 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 1. Wash and dry the kumquats, then use a sharp pairing knife to cut vertical slits into the fruit (between 5 to 8 slits depending on the size of the fruit). 2. Bring a pot […]

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German Pfeffernüsse (“Pepper Nuts”) Cookies

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German Pfeffernüsse (“Pepper Nuts”) Cookies Makes about 10 dozen cookies 1/2 cup molasses 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup unsalted butter 4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 […]

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Kinda Corny: Homemade Candy Corn

I mentioned recently that one of my all-time favorite seasonal treats is candy corn and I make sure that we always have some in the house. A couple of you asked about candy corn, wondering what it was. So in honor of today being National Candy Corn Day (seriously, there is a holiday for everything!), […]

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