Classic American Chili Mac With Elbows

Cook the macaroni according to the package directions. Drain and reserve. See Full Recipe at realsimple.com

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Avgolemono (Greek Lemon and Egg Soup) With Orzo

Cook the orzo according to the package directions. Drain and reserve. Meanwhile, cook the shallots, garlic, salt, and pepper in 
the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the shallots are softened, 10 minutes. See Full Recipe at realsimple.com

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Cucumber and Avocado “Roses”

The avocado is a nutrition knockout. It’s packed full of healthy fats, fiber, and vitamins. It makes an excellent addition to just about any meal, and it’s the perfect way to round out snacks so they’re extra satisfying. See Full Recipe at simmerandboil.cookinglight.com

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Avocado Sushi Snack

The avocado is a nutrition knockout. It’s packed full of healthy fats, fiber, and vitamins. It makes an excellent addition to just about any meal, and it’s the perfect way to round out snacks so they’re extra satisfying. Over the next few days, I’ll share a few of my favorite fast avocado snacks. Enjoy! See […]

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Mixed nut & honey baklava

“This Greek classic is a heady combination of nuts, honey, citrus and spices, sandwiched between crispy filo layers ” See Full Recipe at jamieoliver.com

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Cypriot-style potato salad

“You can’t beat a good potato salad – serve it with grilled fish, meat, or as part of a big spread. Delicious! ” See Full Recipe at jamieoliver.com

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Beef brisket with red wine & shallots

“This stew is a version of the Greek favourite stifado. Normally the Greeks use diced beef for stifado, but whole briskets seem to work well, too. Brisket is one of the cheapest cuts you can buy, but this recipe transforms it into something very special! ” See Full Recipe at jamieoliver.com

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Romanian Garlic Chicken Jelly | Piftie | Racitura

Back in the days, Romanian families would sacrifice a pig at the beginning of December, then use it to prepare all sorts of delicacies for the holidays. Nothing was left aside: we have a great variety of tasty recipes that use most parts (not only the meat). As such, the holidays season brings a lot […]

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Cozonac | Sweet Romanian Bread

Cozonac is one of the festive dishes we enjoy on special occasions in Romania, be it Christmas, New Years Eve, Easter, or a wedding. I remember one of the signs that the holidays are here is when the unique fragrance of cozonac has reached every corner of the home, starting in the kitchen and ending […]

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Peanut Butter Crescent Rolls

WOW — just wow! Not sure why or how I come up with the crazy culinary creations that I do, but sometimes, I think that my calling in life is simply to own a state fair. Yes . . . an entire state fair all to myself where I can let my crazy out in […]

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