Author: Heli

Desserts, Vegan

Chocolate Fudge

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I have been making chocolate fudge for many years for Christmas and the recipe I have been using is a Million Dollar Fudge which evidently comes from the Fannie Farmer cookbook first published in 1896. I got my recipe from Bayou Cook Book which was first published in 1967. My […]

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Vegan spaghetti sauce

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This came about because I have some family members who are vegan and also onion and garlic intolerant. I had pondered for some time what vegetables to use in place of meat, and since we had some eggplants in the garden, I decided to use eggplant in the sauce in […]

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Eggplant “Meatloaf”

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I am interested in making dishes that can be used in place of meat in a meal and I thought about using eggplant in making a meatloaf. I never make a regular meatloaf, but I thought I could make a vegetarian version of it. We have a garden and some […]

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Cooking with Indian spices

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I have cooked Indian food for a long time and I had some excellent tutors along the way. The one important thing with Indian food is that the spices have to be added in a particular order and they need to be sautĂ©ed in hot oil or ghee until they […]

Fruit

Blueberries

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This is the season for blueberries! Blueberries are the common name for the group of flowering plants in the genus Vaccinium. In North America, V. corymbosum (aka Northern Highbush Blueberry) is the most common cultivated species. Here in New England, there are two types of blueberries that are traditionally grown. […]

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Barbecued Beef Sandwiches

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Grilli voileipä Barbequed beef sandwiches were always a mystery to me. I never thought I would be able to make them myself, until this wonderful Fresh Barbeque Sauce came along. I had been making pot roast regularly, and this is just another notch beyond that. The meat has to be […]

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Taco meat

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I like good tasting tacos and I always thought it would be hard to make any without onions and garlic but I was wrong. I have gotten compliments on this, so there you go!

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Beef Brisket

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Naudanrinta This recipe has been long time in the making. I have poured through many cookbooks trying to find out what makes a good rub that does not have garlic and onion and I think I have finally found one.

Sauces, marinades and dressings

Fresh Barbeque Sauce

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Raikas grillikastike This is one of the best barbeque sauces I have ever tasted. I was at a restaurant in Baton Rouge and I ordered their appetizer which consisted of boiled shrimp with this amazing sauce. I asked about the recipe and they actually gave it to me. There are […]