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Zucchini Galette in a Whole Wheat Crust

This Zucchini Galette is a hearty and wholesome free-form pie made with whole wheat crust and lots of garden-fresh zucchini. As I’ve said many times, give me any form of fruit wrapped in a crisp crust and I’m a happy camper. Well, I’ll expand that sentiment to include veggies wrapped in a crisp crust. Because …

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How to make Charcoal Grilled Pizza

If you’ve never grilled pizza it will be a revelation of flavor. The smoky, lightly charred crust is completely addictive. I’ll eat pizza any time and we have a favorite local spot for takeout. Homemade pizza tends to be a summer specialty at our house because I like to make pizza outside on the grill. I have both …

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Corned Beef & Cabbage Pasties in a Rye Crust

Use your St. Patrick’s Day leftovers to make delicious hand pies. Pasties can be enjoyed warm from the oven or at room temperature. This is a riff on traditional Cornish Pasties. Cornish Pasties are hand pies filled with meat and potatoes. Back in the day, the filled pastry would be a convenient lunch for coal …

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Gougères – French Cheese Puffs

Gougères are cheesy, light puffs made with pâte à choux, the “cream puff” batter. They are wonderful as hors d’oeuvres, appetizers or wine-tasting-palate-cleansers. They can be stuffed with a savory filling for a more substantial bite. LET’S GEEK OUT WITH A LITTLE BAKING SCIENCE: All baked goods rise because air in the batter or dough …

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French Onion Tarte Tatin

French Onion Tarte Tatin. Thickly-sliced sweet onions are cooked with butter & white wine until golden brown. The caramelized onions are topped with Gruyere cheese and baked under a pie crust. Would you just take a moment and admire those gorgeous rings of golden brown, delicious, caramelized onions? Can we all just agree that, nothing, …

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