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Leek and Goat’s Cheese Picnic Loaf from Gail’s Artisan Bakery

  This recipe comes from Gail’s Artisan Bread. Roy Levy and Gail Mejia wrote this cookbook based on their bakery experiences in London. The intent was to provide great [aka French quality] bread in a town that was not famous for its bread baking. The first store opened in 2005 and now there are over…

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Mini Tarts with Many Fillings from Fingerfood for Super Bowl

  Here is another Super Bowl recipe from Fingerfood by Elsa Petersen-Schepelern. There is something about mini tarts that makes everyone beam with pleasure. The smile appears even before the first bite. It is the “private” nature of each tart. A “whole” tart, right there, right for you. And, in Elsa’s scheme here, that plate…

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Hot Prosciutto Parcels Stuffed with Goat’s Cheese and Fresh Basil

  As the Super Bowl approaches, we need to begin planning those parties. I can’t wait to see Aaron Rodgers beat the Patriots. Oh, wait. Okay, Matt Ryan will. Maybe. Regardless, we still need great food for the biggest sports day of the year. From Appetizers, a wonderful little book from Ryland Peters & Small,…

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TBT Recipe: Potato, Bacon, Cheese, and Wine Casserole from French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

  I first posted this last January. It was cold. It is cold again. Comfort food time. Big time. Enjoy. Author Hillary Davis of French Comfort Food has assembled just the grandest collection of comfort food ideas. This recipe, from the Haute-Savoie Region of the French Alps, is her proposal for wintery nights. I made…

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