Twissis
 
 
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Twissis from Reykjavik, Iceland

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I'm an American who moved from Dallas to Iceland to marry a native Icelander, retire & become his "Kitchen Queen". >>> We love to entertain, so I'll eventually have an eclectic collection of recipes. When I pick recipes to share, I'm after quality, not quantity. Recipes appeal to me...

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"Beernana" Bread (Diabetic Friendly)
"Beernana" Bread (Diabetic Friendly)

Taste of Home did it again! -- Grabbed my attention w/another creative innovation of a go-to recipe standard I love. "Really, it's simple arithmetic .. or something like that - Beer is good, Banana bread is good, Beernana bread is...


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"Buffalo" Deviled Eggs
"Buffalo" Deviled Eggs

Here's another version of deviled eggs that DH & I favor. Recipe source is the California Egg Commission & I admit changes were made to suit our preferences. Enjoy! (Time does not include the time to hard-boil & cool the eggs)


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2 Variety Salmon Salad Sandwich
2 Variety Salmon Salad Sandwich

Found at realsimpledotcom, this easy-fix recipe is for lovers of all things salmon & does something creative that never would've occurred to me - It combines 2 salmon varieties. While the recipe is written to use smoked salmon...


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3 Sauces For Modernized Shrimp Cocktails
3 Sauces For Modernized Shrimp Cocktails

Most of what we've called "recipe standards" have been disappearing over time & are being replaced by creative innovations. All these recipes are now NEW, IMPROVED, RE-INVENTED, the "BEST EVER", UPDATED, EXPANDED, MODERNIZED, etc....


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3-Ingredient Chocolate Marshmallow Bark (Weight Watchers Recipe)
3-Ingredient Chocolate Marshmallow Bark (Weight Watchers Recipe)

I've mentioned in other recipes how great a source of tempting recipes my grandparentsdocom Newsletter has been over the yrs. Here's another example & a good one to prove that being a faithful "Weight Watcher" doesn't...


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3-Ingredient Shortbread Cookies (W/14 Easy Variations!)
3-Ingredient Shortbread Cookies (W/14 Easy Variations!)

Taste of Home continues to charm me w/recipes relevant for my style of cooking -- Easy & versatile. This recipe is the best example I can share to prove my case. It was originally published on Pg 29 in the April-May issue of Taste of...


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A California-Inspired Avocado Hummus Hybrid (By Chef Jeff Cerciello)
A California-Inspired Avocado Hummus Hybrid (By Chef Jeff Cerciello)

My fondness for particular ingredients seems to run in spurts. Right now I'm into recipes using oats, corn flakes & AVOCADO. I was in the middle of a full-on avocado spurt when I stumbled over a series of recipes using it. This is...


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Advocaat
Advocaat

From "The Art of Dutch Cooking" by C. Countess Van Limburg Stirum (some name, huh?), this is a recipe for the popular Dutch beverage normally served during the holiday season & often called "Dutch Eggnog". Enjoy!


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Almond Joy Dip
Almond Joy Dip

Here's a clever creation from Jamielyn @ www.iheartnaptime.net -- All the goodness of an Almond Joy candy bar. RE TIMES: It was tricky to estimate times as they tended to overlap. You are making the dip while the coconut & almonds...


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Angel Hair Pasta With Basil, Avocado & Tomato - Vegetarian (Or Not)
Angel Hair Pasta With Basil, Avocado & Tomato - Vegetarian (Or Not)

Another recipe gem from my grandparentsdotcom Newsletter excerpted from Betty Crocker’s FAST FROM SCRATCH COOKBOOK - "Ready to eat in 15 min flat, this light & healthy angel hair pasta recipe is replete w/juicy tomato, fragrant basil &...


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Applause-Worthy Lima Beans
Applause-Worthy Lima Beans

I got this recipe decades ago from a friend who brought them to a potluck dinner I hosted. They got rave reviews & have proven to change the mind of even the most emphatic lima bean non-believer. This is an easy to prepare...


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Apple Butterscotch Crisp (Slow Cooker)
Apple Butterscotch Crisp (Slow Cooker)

Almost every recipe that allows me to use my slow cooker gets high marks from me for its pure goodness & ease of prep. My Grandparentsdotcom Newsletter has been a continuing source of such recipes. Per their intro for this recipe -...


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Applebee's Summer Squeeze (Copycat - Bahamas)
Applebee's Summer Squeeze (Copycat - Bahamas)

This Applebee's cocktail beverage recipe is by Todd Wilbur, the genius behind his TOP SECRET RECIPES website. It has been entered here for play in Culinary Quest #3 (Bahamas Region). Todd said: "For this drink, make the lemonade...


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Arugula, Peach & Cheddar Salad
Arugula, Peach & Cheddar Salad

My thanks to realsimpledotcom for contributing this new & creative summer salad to my recipe collection today via email. There are few things better than fresh peaches & it's the right time of the yr for them to shine. Time does...


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Asian Comfort Food (Coconut-Curry Chicken Noodle Soup)
Asian Comfort Food (Coconut-Curry Chicken Noodle Soup)

Chicken is the favored meat of choice for most Asian soups & a simple, but rich stock is key to success. This curried soup combines them w/coconut milk plus simple ingredients & an easy prep to create a tasty soup course (or 1-dish...


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Authentic Cajun Hamburgers
Authentic Cajun Hamburgers

My source for this recipe is cookinglouisianadotcom & I loved the intro! -- "Here in South Louisiana, we always take the usual & make it unusually good. Homemade hamburgers are subject to this treatment! So we're gonna twist this...


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Avocado & Smoked Salmon & On Rye Bread
Avocado & Smoked Salmon & On Rye Bread

Found at bbcgoodfooddotcom & originally published in the Sept 2005 edition of Good Food Magazine, this recipe couldn't be better suited for the smoked salmon lovers in all the Scandinavian countries. I call them "stalker recipes"...


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Avocado Buttercream Frosting
Avocado Buttercream Frosting

Found @ foodnetworkdotcom, this recipe was part of a recipe that combined vanilla cupcakes w/avocado buttercream frosting, but I was smitten by the frosting part of the recipe for my "Avocado Collection". I haven't tried this yet,...


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Avocado Hollandaise Sauce
Avocado Hollandaise Sauce

My fondness for particular ingredients seems to run in spurts. Right now I'm a woman on a mission to find & binge on AVOCADO recipes. To make a long story shorter, this recipe was inspired by another recipe I could live without so...


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Avocado Salad Dressing - My Way
Avocado Salad Dressing - My Way

Altho its early origin is a matter of some debate, what we all came to eventually know as GREEN GODDESS salad dressing was first bottled & sold commercially by Seven Seas in the early 1970's. Named for its color, over time it...


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    Made as written for Family Picks & the Agents of QUEST, I... in Salmon Balls
    Made for the Culinary Quest & the Agents of QUEST - I loved... in Secret Ingredient...
    Made as written for the Culinary Quest & the Agents of QUEST... in "Country Fried"...
    I used this recipe on a turkey breast vs a whole turkey. I... in Wine Brined Turkey
    Made for the Sweet December event & this was such a lovely... in Pumpkin Eggnog
    Oh my, this was so good! Made for the FYC Tag Game, I know... in Cabbage & Meatball...
    I made this recipe for our X-Mas Eve dinner w/my MIL &... in Maple Mustard Salmon...
    Made as written for DH & I plus 2 DH non-vegetarian family... in Cretons (French...
    Made for the What's on the menu? Tag Game, DH & I... in Caramelized Onion...
    Made as written for the FF&F What’s on the Menu? Tag Game.... in Bisquick...
    Great flavor outcome & easy-fix are my 2 main goals, so... in Honey-Garlic Chicken...
    Made as written for the FF&F Best of 2014 event &... in Black Olive &...
    Easy, quick, tasty & met my need as an ingredient to make... in Italian Salad...
    Made for the FF&F Best of 2014 event & recommended by... in Zesty Pork Stir-Fry
    Made as written for the FF&F What's on the Menu? Tag... in Crispy Oven Fried...
    Made for the FF&F Best of 2014 event, recommended by ImPat &... in BLT Fried...
    Made as written for the FF&F For Your Consideration Tag... in Ice Cream Bread
    Made for the FF&F What’s on the Menu? Tag Game, this was... in Roasted Cauliflower...
    Made for the FF&F What's on the Menu? Tag Game, this... in Italian Spaghetti...
    Made for the FF&F What's on the Menu? Tag Game & it was... in My Corn Pudding With...
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