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Potato and Cheddar Pierogies with Caramelized Onion from Pierogi Love by Casey Barber

This recipe comes from Pierogi Love, attribute to a traditional peasant dish from Eastern Europe. Pierogies may look like empanadas, but they have a very different dough and give you a wonderfully fulfilling experience in mouth satisfaction. Here the filling is quite basic, just potato and cheese. In the book, you’ll find many filling ideas,…

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Cheese Rolls from The Cheese Board

This Thursday I wrote a TBT cookbook review of The Cheese Board: Collective Works from the great cheese collective in Berkeley, California. It’s a great culinary institution and this book is a tribute to the most talented bakers that have refined the collective’s recipes for decades. This is Suzi’s favorite recipe from the book: the…

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

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 this dish and I think wintry nights would be improved with these potatoes on the table. So are autumn and…

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Goat Cheese Log Appetizer for Holiday Parties [or for you]

Over the next few weeks, culminating on Super Bowl Sunday, you’ll be attending parties and probably hosting one or two as well. What can you do for appetizers that is holiday bold? Chips and dips and guac do eventually become a tad boring. Pepper and honey have longer legs. Take a log of goat cheese…

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