Rose Petal Preserves-Róża Ucierana

Rose Petal Preserves-Róża Ucierana

How to preserve the taste of summer, childhood memories and happiness in a jar…. Finally the roses are in bloom.  I have been waiting for this time of the year for a while since I wanted to make traditional Polish rose petal preserves.  They are an amazingly fragrant, gorgeous in color and deliciously flavored preserve… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Homemade “Lara bars” – Go Nicolle!

Peanut butter chocolate chip Lara bars

Boston Marathon dates back to 1897 and is one of the world’s best known running race.  It always takes place on Patriot’s Day, the third Monday of April. To run it, you need to qualify (with a really fast time) or you can run for a charity.  it’s a fun and super exciting event for… 

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Sesame crusted tofu with Vietnamese dipping sauce (Nuoc Mam Cham)

Sesame crusted tofu with Nuoc Mam Cham

If you are not sold on tofu yet this recipe may persuade you otherwise. I guess the only condition is that you have to like spicy Vietnamese flavors and sesame seeds.  That would be enough to allow you to fall in love with this recipe. I have made this recipe several times lately and I… 

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Brilliant Beet Hummus

Beet hummus

Lately I have been obsessing over beets.  It is almost like a new discovery of an old item. Beets are an integral part of eastern European cuisine. We have several types of beet dishes. Soups are the most common but we also have several side dishes.  Other fairly common beet dishes are; beets with horseradish… 

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