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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie
Posted in : beef, casserole, classic, dinner, easy, farming, food, food history, holidays, intermediate, leftovers, potato, potatoes, savory on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Shepherd’s pie is another meal that tends to resurface around St. Patrick’s Day, but the peasant dish isn’t truly Irish. Many countries have their own versions of this meal, which was traditionally made out of the scraps of a Sunday feast. A “true” shepherd’s pie uses a mix of lamb and vegetables as a base with
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Cardamom Snowball Cookies

Cardamom Snowball Cookies
Posted in : butter, cookies, dessert, intermediate, recipe, snack, sweets on by : Jeanette Rueb
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American cookies and baked goods are often made with more sugar than anything else. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a sugar fiend and definitely don’t have a problem with it, but sometimes, I like to change things up. A few months ago, I made some Italian cookies with chocolate and black pepper. If you made
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Rochester-Style Chicken French

Rochester-Style Chicken French
Posted in : booze, chicken, dinner, food, intermediate, lemon, recipe, scratch, wine on by : Jeanette Rueb
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There are a handful of foods that remind me of home. Garbage plates are probably the first, and I hope to have a recipe up for you sometime soon (I need to perfect a meat sauce of my own, as it’s a signature part of the dish). Second would have to be chicken french. It’s
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Currant Cordial

Currant Cordial
Posted in : alcohol, berry, booze, cheap, Christmas, dessert, drink, drinks, easy, Halloween, holidays, intermediate, summer, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Happy Halloween, my spooky friends! Your treat for tuning in is a delicious recipe for a sweet cordial, but the trick is that you have to wait for it to be ready! Halloween is my favorite holiday, and while I could spend the entire post telling you all about superstitions and pagan lore and fun
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Slow Cooker Low Country Boil

Slow Cooker Low Country Boil
Posted in : alcohol, beer, crock pot, crockpot, dinner, dish to pass, family, fish, food, intermediate, party, potatoes, sausage, seafood, Slow cooker, spicy, summer on by : Jeanette Rueb
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This summer, I had a craving for something summery, but in a crockpot. I realize that it’s now fall, but when I wrote this, it was late June. I did some serious backlogging for the wedding… So, I’m sorry for holding onto this for so long before I could release it, but on the other hand,
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Baingan Bharta (Mashed Eggplant)

Baingan Bharta (Mashed Eggplant)
Comments : 2 Posted in : curry, dinner, food, Indian, intermediate, international, recipe, spicy, turmeric, vegan, vegetables, vegetarian, veggies on by : Jeanette Rueb
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If you want to try something interesting and new, you’re in the right place. Eggplant is a fruit that doesn’t have much of a place in American cuisine. Most of us have only ever experienced it in the form of eggplant parmesan or maybe on the grill. If you’re in the mood for a spicy,
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Water Bread

Water Bread
Posted in : antique, baking, bread, easy, intermediate, scratch, vegan, vegetarian, vintage on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Back to the old books we go, this time for a homemade bread recipe called “water bread.” It gets its name from the fact that it’s made with — you guessed it — water. If you’re easily amused like I am, this recipe is also a great opportunity for a time-lapse video or photo set
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Limoncello

Limoncello
Posted in : alcohol, cheap, dessert, drink, drinks, easy, intermediate, Italian, lemon, summer, vegan, vegetarian on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Limoncello is an Italian liqueur made with lemon peels, alcohol, sugar, and patience. If you want to put your leftover naked lemons to use, make a double batch of this recipe and then use the fruit and any leftover alcohol to make hard lemonade (or regular lemonade)! This is a set-it-and-forget-it recipe with a quick prep
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Pineapple Teriyaki Burgers with Wasabi Mayo

Pineapple Teriyaki Burgers with Wasabi Mayo
Posted in : advanced, beef, dinner, dressing, family, food, fruit, fun, grill, holidays, intermediate, lunch, mayonnaise, party, sandwiches, savory, scratch, spicy, teriyaki on by : Jeanette Rueb
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Here’s something that’s a little more involved than the usual burger, here on Apartment Eats. The Fiancé and I had a couple of friends over, and we decided we wanted some Asian-inspired grill food, so we put our heads together, got a bit creative, and this was the end result. The burgers turned out to
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