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Hatch Chile Tantanmen

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Hatch chile season (August through September) makes me ridiculously happy, and the Hatch chile recipe that I’m sharing with you today just makes me plain giddy.  (If you’re looking for Hatch chiles, Frieda’s sells them at Ralph’s grocery stores.)  I am a total chile head, and Hatch chiles are one of my all-time favorites because […]

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Sugar Rusk: Japanese Sweet Toast Snack

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Sugar Rusk (Japanese Sweet Toast Snack) Makes about 100 pieces 1 French baguette, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 cup (8 ounces) butter, softened 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon almond extract 1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Cream the butter, sugar, and almond extract together in a small bowl. Spread a […]

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