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Spring Entertaining: The Gift Of Homemade Jam

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials The Gift Of Homemade Jam A freshly prepared small batch of homemade jam is a lovely item to package for friends. Blueberry-Lemon Jam is a refrigerator variety that  may be made quickly using fresh or frozen, fresh blueberries. It holds in the icebox for approximately 5 days or it may be […]

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The Basics: Avocados

Cooking Essentials The Technique Avocados Avocados are a delicious ingredient that may be used to enhance salads, sandwiches & some of your favorite main dish specialties ranging from simple dips & appetizers to nachos. Hass avocados, one of the most popular varieties, are grown in Mexico, Peru, Chile & California, weigh approximately 6 to 7 […]

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Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class: Lesson No. 6 Legumes

Rebecca Gordon’s Cooking Class Cooking Skills Lesson No. 6 Legumes The Objective: Today’s lesson focuses on legumes & the valuable role they play in a variety of cooking applications ranging from savory main dish dinner solutions & homemade soups to side dishes, salads, appetizers & desserts. You may have recently picked up a variety of […]

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The Basics: Celery

Cooking Essentials The Technique Celery Celery is a kitchen staple that flavors soup, main dishes & sauces beautifully. They may also serve to play a valuable role as a dipper when appetizers are planned for parties. A stalk composed of ribs that may be used to flavor anything from chicken salad to Zuppa Toscana, celery […]

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The Basics: Chèvre

Cooking & Baking Essentials The Technique Chèvre  Chèvre is a tangy cheese made from goat milk. Many wonderful recipes ranging from appetizers such as Fresh Herb-Chèvre Cheesecake to Chèvre-Basil Tartlets & side dishes may be prepared with it. Even desserts such as Vanilla Bean-Chèvre Sabayon is a lovely way to conclude a delicious celebration meal. Chèvre is most often found […]

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Spring Entertaining: Fresh Herb-Chèvre Cheesecake

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  Fresh Herb-Chèvre Cheesecake Fresh Herb-Chèvre Cheesecake is a simple way to indulge in a few spring gifts. Chives, parsley & rosemary gently flavor this savory appetizer & blend beautifully with the tangy notes from the goat cheese while fresh lemon brightens the nibble. Serve with blanched & chilled haricot verts or […]

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The Basics: English Cucumbers

Cooking Essentials The Profile English Cucumbers English cucumbers or cucumis sativus, may be identified as having much smaller seeds, an unwaxed skin that is much thinner than traditional varieties & a lengthier overall shape. They are generally sold unwaxed & wrapped in plastic to protect the outer surface that is a bit more delicate comparatively making […]

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56 Best Spring Entertaining Recipes, Party Menus & Garden Essentials

Spring Entertaining Southern Socials  56 Best Spring Entertaining Recipes, Party Menus & Garden Essentials Whether your upcoming gatherings are large or small in nature, a lovely collection of recipes, party menus & simple entertaining solutions are effortless to curate. When resources are not quite the same as what we have been accustomed to in past, […]

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