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Cheese Swirls: meat, eggs and cheese filling

Cheese Swirls: One Dough, Two Fillers

Here are just two wonderful renditions of the no-fail party snacks: one savory, one sweet.  Fillings are not set in stone, naturally. Feel free to offer your own. The main focus here is the versatile and delicious flaky cheese-based dough.  It’s so easy to make, it’s almost ridiculous.  Because the dough is not sweetened at […]

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Cheese Sticks With Caraway Seed -- freshly baked

Beer Companions: Cheese Sticks With Caraway Seed

There was a time in my life when I was baking for a living. Nothing special or elaborate — I was baking beer sticks and cookies and delivering them to the local coffee shops and watering holes. Those were the times…  Money was tight, I needed to do my share to contribute to the household’s […]

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Here is the main reason I do anything I do -- to see this sourcreamy face happy

Sunday Mornings Made Easy — Lazy Dumplings

Sunday mornings were fun when I was a kid.  My sister and I woke up at 9:30 am, unceremoniously crawled into our parents’ bed, waking them up, and got ourselves ready for the weekly TV program called “The Alarm Clock”… It was a Sunday variety show for kids, filled with songs, dance, cartoons, riddles, clowns […]

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Cheese & Spring Vegetable Salad

Fail-proofing your New Year’s Resolutions

If you are one of the 38% Americans who decide to lose weight after New Year, you are probably smack in the middle of the buyer’s remorse period: the enthusiasm and hot-headedness of the first week of intense dieting and exercising had already worn off; you’ve toned down your exercise intensity, but you are still […]

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Farmer Cheese Patties

And on that farm he had some … cheese!

Growing up in Ukraine, we were consuming vast quantities of farmer cheese.  It was a staple, the kind of thing that you almost certainly would find in anyone’s fridge. It was cheap, it was filling, and it was made from whole milk.  Not ricotta. And certainly not the slimy clumpy foodstuff charmingly called “cottage cheese” […]

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