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Muffuletta Tea Sandwiches Recipe

These tea sandwiches are spicy and make a great addition to a summer tea. They are based on the New Orleans favorite Muffuletta, a garlicky olive salad. You can also add thinly sliced meats to the cheese if you wish. Ingredients: 1 pkg. steak buns (6) (with sesame seeds if possible) Olive Salad - Recipe Below 12 slices Havarti Cheese, sliced paper thin Herb Butter - Recipe Below Olive Salad 1/3 cup green olives, pitted, minced …

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Recipe: Scones with Devonshire Cream

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Posted by Janie Franz
Categories: Dessert, Snacks, Features, Recipes, Dairy, Baking, Parties,

No tea table should ever be without scones. If you haven’t had one before, think of them as delicate, sweet biscuits. There are also lots of variations for making Devonshire Cream. This one is super easy. SCONES Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tbsp sugar 3 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1/3 cup butter 1 egg, beaten ½ to 3/4 cup milk Heat oven to 425 degrees. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking …

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Raspberry Tea Refresher Recipe

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Posted by Janie Franz
Categories: Recipes, Summer Cooking, Fruit, Tea,

Raspberries are great in almost anything. When you combine them with iced tea, you have a winning combination. Ingredients: 4 cups boiling water 6 tea bags ice and cold water to fill a half-gallon pitcher one-half cup of frozen or fresh raspberries sprig of mint (optional) Preparation: Boil the water and add 6 tea bags. Allow to steep for 10 minutes. Add raspberries and let the flavor develop for another 10 minutes. Strain and pour …

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A Simple Recipe for Perfect Lemonade

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Posted by Janie Franz
Categories: Lunch, Features, Recipes, Summer Cooking, Juice,

It doesn’t get much simpler than lemonade. It’s refreshing, delicous, and works nicely in any season - particularly summer. While there are many variations, here is a recipe for the perfect, basic lemonade: Ingredients: 4 lemons, squeezed 1 cup sugar Enough cold water to fill a half-gallon pitcher Preparation: Squeeze the juice from 4 lemons and pour into a half-gallon pitcher. Add sugar and cold water, leaving room for ice. Stir vigorously to dissolve the sugar. …

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Book Review: Edible Salad Garden

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Posted by Janie Franz
Categories: Books, Recipes, Salad,

Rosalind Creasy’s Edible Salad Garden was the first in the Edible Garden Series that began in 1999. In a little over 100 pages, Creasy lays out everything you need to know about putting in a salad garden by your kitchen door. It’s a handy little book, divided into three sections: The Edible Art of Salad Gardens, The Encyclopedia of Salad Greens, and Favorite Salad Recipes. She also includes two appendices: Planting & Maintenance and Pests & …

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Sesame Thai Salad Dressing Recipe

This simple Sesame Thai Salad Dressing recipe requires just four simple ingredients. This one is especially good when poured over leaf lettuce, mandarin oranges, cooked asparagus, and slivered almonds: Sesame Thai Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup sesame oil 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon Hoisan sauce Put all ingredients into a bowl, add the oil, and whisk together. ...

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A Simple Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

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Posted by Andru Edwards
Categories: Quick Meals, Recipes, Condiments, Salad,

Here is a recipe for a great-tasting homemade Balsamic Vinegar dressing! Balsamic Vinegar Dressing 1/3 cup vinegar 1/3 cup oil 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon marjoram 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon shallot, minced (optional) 1/4 teaspoon pepper Put all ingredients in a small bowl. Combine by whisking or using an emulsion blender. TIP: Chef Scott suggests soaking the shallot in vinegar to take the bite out before mincing it. ...

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Green Herb Salad Dressing Recipe

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Posted by Janie Franz
Categories: Quick Meals, Recipes, Condiments, Salad,

If you are looking for a quick and easy salad dressing that you can make at home, this Green Herb Dressing should fit the bill: Green Herb Dressing Ingredients: 3 tablespoons oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 2 tablespoons lime juice up to 1/3 cup water 1 green onion, minced 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon parsley Put everything into a container and blend with an emulsion blender. Take note that the Rosemary will keep it’s shape when …

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Italian Tomato Cheese Salad Recipe

While we are in the middle of salad week, don’t think we forgot about all those tasty salads that have nothing to do with lettuce. In fact, here is a recipe for Italian Tomato Cheese Salad - perfect for use an an hors d’oeuvre or first course: Italian Tomato Cheese Salad 2-3 tomatoes, sliced thinly 6-8 ounces cheese (mozzarella, baby Swiss, or havarti), sliced thinly olive oil salt (optional) 1 teaspoon fresh basil, minced Slice the …

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