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Flawlessly roasted, tender red bull’s horn peppers in heavy cream-plus-cheese white sauce… This peppers sauce recipe is achieved by first roasting peppers (you can use bell peppers instead of Italian bull horn peppers) to a

Flawlessly roasted, tender red bull’s horn peppers in heavy cream-plus-cheese white sauce… This peppers sauce recipe is achieved by first roasting peppers (you can use bell peppers instead of Italian bull horn peppers) to a

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Chocolate cake rolls are deep and rich two-layer rolls that keep well in the freezer for a while, yet are fresh every time you serve them. It’s so good you’ll want to make two batches at once.

Chocolate cake rolls are deep and rich two-layer rolls that keep well in the freezer for a while, yet are fresh every time you serve them. It’s so good you’ll want to make two batches at once.

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Sweet, tangy orange jam made from organic oranges. With only three ingredients, and completed under an hour, you won’t find a sweeter way to start off your day. (And impress your entire family with your newfound jam prowess.)

Sweet, tangy orange jam made from organic oranges. With only three ingredients, and completed under an hour, you won’t find a sweeter way to start off your day. (And impress your entire family with your newfound jam prowess.)

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Breaded eggplant and zucchini: if you’ve ever had doubts about these two, now is the time to put them to rest. Tough but dewy eggplant and zucchini, dipped in flour and egg, then frizzled {recipe}

Breaded eggplant and zucchini: if you’ve ever had doubts about these two, now is the time to put them to rest. Tough but dewy eggplant and zucchini, dipped in flour and egg, then frizzled {recipe}

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Garlic, potatoes and kale are all that’s necessary to make this invigorating stew.  What we have here is a vegetarian dish to keep you full and energized until the next day’s breakfast.

Garlic, potatoes and kale are all that’s necessary to make this invigorating stew. What we have here is a vegetarian dish to keep you full and energized until the next day’s breakfast.

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Chocolate Mousse: chocolate heaven made with very fresh eggs and a few ingredients you already have at home.

Chocolate Mousse: chocolate heaven made with very fresh eggs and a few ingredients you already have at home.

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Apple and carrot salad is more a dessert and less a salad. This simple 1:1 carrot to apple (grated) equation is the healthiest, but most appeasing answer to the quintessential question “Is there anything sweet to eat in this h

Apple and carrot salad is more a dessert and less a salad. This simple 1:1 carrot to apple (grated) equation is the healthiest, but most appeasing answer to the quintessential question “Is there anything sweet to eat in this h

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Macedonian baked beans are a beloved classic. This easy, 3-ingredient version will bring you the best taste in the quickest amount of time.

Macedonian baked beans are a beloved classic. This easy, 3-ingredient version will bring you the best taste in the quickest amount of time.

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Golden-yellow, soft yet with just the right amount of crispiness, these homemade fries will melt in your mouth. If you’ve never tried making these at home, today is the day!

Golden-yellow, soft yet with just the right amount of crispiness, these homemade fries will melt in your mouth. If you’ve never tried making these at home, today is the day!

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What pancakes are for the Americas, crepes are for the Balkans (I mean in the popularity realm). For lunch today we make the laciest, softest, most savory crepes filled with goat cheese.

What pancakes are for the Americas, crepes are for the Balkans (I mean in the popularity realm). For lunch today we make the laciest, softest, most savory crepes filled with goat cheese.

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Let me break down these red wine veal schnitzels. Today we’re making veal (which is nothing but a younger version of beef) schnitzels (basically just means breaded cutlets), baked in red wine {recipe}

Let me break down these red wine veal schnitzels. Today we’re making veal (which is nothing but a younger version of beef) schnitzels (basically just means breaded cutlets), baked in red wine {recipe}

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Fig truffles with rum. Have you heard a sweeter sentence in your entire life? Dry figs integrated with chocolate and rum, then rolled in coarsely ground almonds for the win! {recipe}

Fig truffles with rum. Have you heard a sweeter sentence in your entire life? Dry figs integrated with chocolate and rum, then rolled in coarsely ground almonds for the win! {recipe}

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Balkan No Bake Wafer Cake: layered tort wafers connected with a smooth filling made out of chocolate, butter and walnut melted in hot milk.

Balkan No Bake Wafer Cake: layered tort wafers connected with a smooth filling made out of chocolate, butter and walnut melted in hot milk.

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Grated beet and carrot salad: the healthiest meal you’ll have all week.

Grated beet and carrot salad: the healthiest meal you’ll have all week.

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Rich saffron shrimp sauce with pasta. Creamy shrimp sauce with subtle hints of honey achieved with a pinch of saffron. A 10-minute, 8-ingredient dish that tastes like a million bucks.

Rich saffron shrimp sauce with pasta. Creamy shrimp sauce with subtle hints of honey achieved with a pinch of saffron. A 10-minute, 8-ingredient dish that tastes like a million bucks.

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Why buy mint tea when you can make your own from scratch?

Why buy mint tea when you can make your own from scratch?

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In this wickedly effective meatball recipe, you’ll learn how to make lean and mean, easy meatballs in a creamy white sauce {recipe}

In this wickedly effective meatball recipe, you’ll learn how to make lean and mean, easy meatballs in a creamy white sauce {recipe}

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Breaded crepes: upgrade your ham and cheese! This crunchy-on-the-outside but out of this world soft-on-the-inside combination will exchange the regular ham and cheese sandwich any day of the week {recipe}

Breaded crepes: upgrade your ham and cheese! This crunchy-on-the-outside but out of this world soft-on-the-inside combination will exchange the regular ham and cheese sandwich any day of the week {recipe}

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Chicken turnovers: a healthy veggie  stuffing (bell peppers, corn, peas and tomatoes), combined with chicken breast, wrapped in dough, and then baked. It’s like a salad, main course, and a side all in one {recipe}

Chicken turnovers: a healthy veggie stuffing (bell peppers, corn, peas and tomatoes), combined with chicken breast, wrapped in dough, and then baked. It’s like a salad, main course, and a side all in one {recipe}

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Hearty, delicious potato soup in under an hour {recipe}

Hearty, delicious potato soup in under an hour {recipe}

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Easy 30 minute cocoa cake with egg-white frosting. Scrumptious, soft and moist: a perfect and quick weekend dessert.

Easy 30 minute cocoa cake with egg-white frosting. Scrumptious, soft and moist: a perfect and quick weekend dessert.

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Plums encased in a potato based dumpling dough, boiled and breaded. An old Balkan delicacy.

Plums encased in a potato based dumpling dough, boiled and breaded. An old Balkan delicacy.

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Balkan Ratatouille (Djuveč) is a rich vegetarian dinner dish {recipe}

Balkan Ratatouille (Djuveč) is a rich vegetarian dinner dish {recipe}

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Ajvar: the world-famous Balkan roasted red pepper and eggplant relish. Smokey, deep, rich. Unforgettable.

Ajvar: the world-famous Balkan roasted red pepper and eggplant relish. Smokey, deep, rich. Unforgettable.

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Chocolate hazelnut truffles, just the right amount of sweetness and the right amount of crunch. 30-min from start to finish.

Chocolate hazelnut truffles, just the right amount of sweetness and the right amount of crunch. 30-min from start to finish.

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Fermented Juniper Berry juice - like lemonade, but better!

Fermented Juniper Berry juice - like lemonade, but better!

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Chocolate Walnut Marzipan Squares: a unique take on an old favorite.

Chocolate Walnut Marzipan Squares: a unique take on an old favorite.

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Pindjur is a luscious salsa-like spread made by roasting tomatoes and peppers, and then simmering them over medium heat with herbs and garlic {recipe}

Pindjur is a luscious salsa-like spread made by roasting tomatoes and peppers, and then simmering them over medium heat with herbs and garlic {recipe}

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Soothe your appetite for pastries with a warm, plum jam filled strudel. All that this straightforward dessert requires from you is a little patience while waiting for the dough to rise {recipe}

Soothe your appetite for pastries with a warm, plum jam filled strudel. All that this straightforward dessert requires from you is a little patience while waiting for the dough to rise {recipe}

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You will want to do a grab and run with this stunningly luscious, Mama’s chocolate and walnut cake. It’s destined to become the classic you reach for {recipe}

You will want to do a grab and run with this stunningly luscious, Mama’s chocolate and walnut cake. It’s destined to become the classic you reach for {recipe}

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Balkan bean stew with kielbasa: a perfect hearty stew for these unstable spring days.

Balkan bean stew with kielbasa: a perfect hearty stew for these unstable spring days.

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Grated potatoes mixed with bacon bits, then baked.

Grated potatoes mixed with bacon bits, then baked.

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Minestrone soup: thick, warm, comforting and overflowing with vegetables {recipe}

Minestrone soup: thick, warm, comforting and overflowing with vegetables {recipe}

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Make yours a perfect bite with these savory Balkan fried mini breads {recipe}

Make yours a perfect bite with these savory Balkan fried mini breads {recipe}

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