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Homestyle, Crispy Potatoes from Rural Italy | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

Homestyle Crispy Potatoes Recipe from Cerasa Farm in Italy

Gemma’s potatoes are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. It’s a simple recipe that satisfies my need for crunchy foods. With potatoes this good, who needs deep fried foods? I make similar potatoes, but Gemma’s are a notch better because they are crispier.

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Cousin Laurie’s Disappearing Pecan Pie Bars

One Thanksgiving my cousin Laurie showed up with the usual pies plus a new addition to the dessert line up– these amazing pecan bars. During the appetizer hour, someone sneaked into the kitchen and took a taste of the pecan bars. Quickly, the word spread about these irresistible, gooey, flaky, crunchy pecan bars. There was […]

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Aunt Rose’s Potato Salad and The Story of The Cousins Club

This potato salad recipe is an old family recipe that my Aunt Rose made every year for our family picnic, which included about 125 relatives.

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Casamiento Wraps: El Salvadoran Comfort Food Made With the Ultimate Rice and Beans

Today I am sharing an El Salvadoran dish and one of my “go-to” comfort foods: casamiento, which means marriage in Spanish. Casamiento is made by mixing together, or marrying, rice and beans. I make a wrap by filling a tortilla with casamiento and my favorite toppings. My kids love when I set up a topping […]

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Tangerine Mint Spritzer and Other Tangerine Favorites

Ahhh, to be sitting poolside somewhere tropical. The lounge chair view in the photo above is so enticing. To get that Spring Break feeling, take a sip of a Tangerine Mint Spritzer. This quick and easy drink is refreshing and light. It tastes like you’re on vacation. The drink is delicious in both the alcoholic […]

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Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake and Passover Memories

This year I have an outstanding edition to our usual Passover menu– Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake. This chocolate cake recipe is the best cake I have ever made. It’s flourless, so it’s perfect for Passover. But don’t just serve it once a year. This cake is an impressive finish to any dinner party. What’s amazing about this cake is the texture. My friend Jody called it “Nutella cloud fluff.” The cake has a surprisingly light and smooth texture that I just want to savor. My family is going to flip when they taste it.

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