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Turkey Pot Pie

by Sara on November 12, 2011

turkey pot pie

Earlier this week, I posted a Thanksgiving-leftovers-transformation recipe, and now I have another. Last year, after the Thanksgiving meal at my parents’, I tossed the Turkey carcass and some veggies in a pot to make stock. That stock ended up in pot pies I made from our leftovers. In my family, we tend to prefer [...]

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Cherry Cheesecake Danish

by Sara on May 11, 2011

cherry cheesecake danish

I’ve been determined to get Ina’s recipe for Easy Cheese Danish to work for awhile now. Oh, it always tasted good, but the cheese “filling” would always run all over the pan! Was I the only one to have this problem? So I turned to the comments section, an invaluable resource. People loved the recipe, [...]

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Asparagus Tart

by Sara on May 9, 2011

asparagus tart

This tart is the perfect weeknight dinner during the spring. It’s fast, it’s easy, and it’s relatively inexpensive, courtesy of one of my favorite seasonal vegetables. (The cleanup is also ridiculously fast and easy, always a winner in my book.) When the first local asparagus hits the stores, it’s all I can do to not [...]

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raspberry napoleon

I’ve wanted to make a napoleon for a few years now. What took me so long? Well, I had always imagined I would make my own puff pastry before doing so, but the opportunity never really presented itself. However, recently I happened to have an extra sheet of thawed puff pastry after making some pot [...]

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