1. kaneohegirlinaz

    Recipe Copycat ATK Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

    Copycat ATK Chewy Oatmeal Cookies yields 1 1/2 dozen cookies Ingredients 3 C. Old Fashion Rolled Oats (do not use instant oats, it won't work right, trust me when I say this) 1 C. All-purpose Flour ¾ tsp. Kosher Salt ½ tsp. Baking Soda 4 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter ½ C. Vegetable Oil ¼ tsp. ground...
  2. kaneohegirlinaz

    Recipe Carrot & Raisin Salad

    Carrot & Raisin Salad 1-2 Servings Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. Mayonnaise 1 scant Tbsp. Granulated Sugar 1-2 tsp. Milk 1 C. Carrot, cut into match sticks 1-2 Tbsp. Raisins Method: In a small bowl, whisk together the Mayo, Sugar and just enough Milk to thin out the dressing to the desired...
  3. Morning Glory

    Recipe Picadillo

    Picadillo is a dish of Spanish origin, versions of which can be found in many Latin American countries and also the Philippines. Its taste is typified by the ‘sweet and sour’ use of raisins and capers alongside spices. It can be made with any finely chopped or minced meat and there are many...
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    Chicken rolls stuffed with boiled egg and raisins.jpeg

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    Chicken rolls stuffed with eggs and raisins.jpeg

  6. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Semolina Cantucci Toscani with Raisins

    Cantucci are crunchy almond cookies from Tuscany. As in almost all traditional recipes there are always variations just like in this one to which we added raisins and used durum wheat semolina flour. Biscotti literally means ‘cooked twice’ (Bis: twice – Cotti: cooked) and is also the generic...
  7. The Late Night Gourmet

    Recipe Almond Raisin Bars

    This is a pretty simple recipe that's very adaptable to what you might want to add. I used maple syrup, but honey can also be used as a sweetener. I used almond butter, but any nut butter works. One thing I did here that I don't see in many recipes like this was that I toasted the oats and...
  8. Burt Blank

    Recipe Croatian Apple Strudel with Whizzed almonds and sultanas.

    My contribution was the donkey work of grating, kneading squeezing and pleading. Mrs blank froze the excess dough to make Serbian Almond Baklava triangles for next wkends treat. First make a simple oil and water dough using the strongest flour you have. I kneaded it for 10 mins for the gluten to...
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  10. Burt Blank

    Baked cheese cake with rum soaked raisins

    Because of my Low carb diet I dream of desserts.
  11. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Simple Bread Apple Cake

    This simple cake is easy to prepare and a really delicious idea to use that old, dry bread that one should never ever throw away. This cake has poor origin and I just love it. The use of stale bread is one of the staples of Italian cuisine and this cake is a worthy representative of it since it...
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    Pabassinas - Sardinian Biscuits.jpeg

  13. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Pabassinas – Sardinian Biscuits

    Pabassinas or Papassini are typical Sardinian biscuits traditionally prepared for All Saints’, Christmas and Easter, although Sardinians love to have them at home all year round to offer to guests. The name derives from the Sardinian word ‘pabassa‘ which in Italian language means Uva Passa...
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    Polenta Cake ready.jpeg

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    Polenta Cake with raisins, walnuts and choco drops
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    Panettone - El Panetùn in milanese dialect - is a traditional Christmas/New Year's sweet bread loaf that originated in Milan and very much appreciated all over Italy by now. The traditional Italian Panettone is with candied fruit, orange and citron peel and raisins.
  17. C

    Recipe Fresh Apple Drop Cookies

    Fresh Apple Drop Cookies 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground cloves 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup firm-packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 cup pecan halves or walnut halves, coarse-chopped 1 cup...
  18. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Sweet & Savoury Stir-fried Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

    Simple to prepare, but with great character, it’s an amazing side for some pilaf rice or some braised beef. Serves: 4 | Preparation time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 10 mins Spinach, fresh: 900 g Butter, unsalted: 60 g Raisins: 50 g Pine nuts: 30 g Nutmeg: ¼ tsp Salt: to taste Method Soak...
  19. Morning Glory

    Recipe Coffee Bread with Cherries and Raisins

    Recipes for coffee breads are not very common - not anywhere near as common as coffee cake. Perhaps its because (as I discovered) you need to use very strong coffee to impart a coffee flavour. Triple the amount of coffee you normally use in relation to water. A good instant coffee will work...
  20. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Castagnaccio toscano

    Castagnaccio, from the word castagna in Italian, i.e. chestnuts, is a Tuscan cake, typical of the autumn season. It is rather simple to prepare, it is made from chestnut flour as the word itself says, pine nuts, raisins and walnuts, no sugar adding. It must be very smooth inside. Serves 4-5...
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