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Garlic Herb Roasted chicken served with fresh herbs

Garlic and Herb Roasted Whole Chicken

Garlic and herb whole roasted chicken This roast chicken recipe stands out from the others when it is baked with fresh herbs and hints of garlic.The differences with this recipe are in the ingredients and technique.Using stock and herb butter keeps meat moist, and the chicken is lifted up as it roasts, making the skin […]

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Chocolate Almond Butter Brownies

Chocolate almond brownies

Cooked just right! These brownies are ah-mazing! They’re soft, not too sweet, have a little spice, and they look so pretty baked in two layers.And these are not your usual over-the-top with chocolate. These made it to my A1 brownie list! If you don’t have almond butter, you could use creamy peanut butter instead.And if […]

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Tirokafteri sourdough crackers on a wood and marble cheeseboard

Tirokafteri Sourdough Crackers

Tirokafteri is a blend of feta cheese (cow and goat), extra virgin olive oil, greek yogurt, roasted red peppers, hot peppers, vinegar, and a dash of cayenne pepper. The thick paste-like spread is spicy-hot, slightly sour, pungent, and has a gorgeous soft orange colour. There are affiliate links in this post. Read my full disclosure here. […]

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birds eye view of a sourdough loaf

How to make and feed an artisan sourdough starter from scratch

The sourdough starter Sourdough has a fascinating history, dating as far back as 4,000BC in Egypt.  The flour and water mix is called a starter. When mixed with extra flour, water, and other ingredients such as raisins or spices you can then make bread, flapjacks, or simply wrap the dough around a stick and cook […]

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DIY Speculaas spice mix on a teaspoon in a white bowl is used in many baking recipes

Speculaas Spice Mix

How to make your own Speculaas spice mix originates in Holland and is added to many baking recipes. Made using a fine blend of slices, the aroma is rich, warm ,and inviting which makes it fun to make and even harder to put the jar back in the pantry.  The best part is, it’s so […]

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Birds eye view of a vegetarian antipasto platter

Spicy Vegetarian Antipasto for 2

Antipasto is an Italian phrase that literally means, a dish before the pasta. And we often think of an antipasto as a platter of cold cuts and cheese, but what if you felt like a much lighter fare?  I love this antipasto platter for that reason and SO many more. Not only is this recipe […]

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