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Author Archives: velikova

New edition to the lizard & quilt wall

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Month 2 done!

Second part of quilt along pattern pieced! via PressSync

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It’s coming along … via PressSync

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Center test

Hand appliquéd a tester circle for the center of my houses. I got a late start, my templates arrived today. via PressSync

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Pressure Cooker Garlicky Cuban Roast Pork

Pressure Cooker Garlicky Cuban Pork This cumin-scented, garlic-laced pork is marinated with grapefruit, lime, and fresh oregano for a flavor that’s earthy and garlicky, yet bright from the citrus. The meat itself is as tender as can be, falling to shreds with the touch of a fork. Serve it over rice, or tuck it into … Continue reading »

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Chocolate Coconut Brownies

Chocolate Coconut Brownies Ingredients Crisco ® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray 2 ¼ cups sugar 1 cup Crisco® Pure Organic Coconut Oil, melted 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips … Continue reading »

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Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Maple Syrup and Currants

Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Maple Syrup and Currants Steel cut oats cook perfectly in the Instant Pot in these Instant Pot Steel Cut Oats with Maple Syrup. Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 cup steel-cut oats ¼ cup dried currants or raisins 1 tablespoon maple syrup ¼ teaspoon kosher salt Method Turn the … Continue reading »

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Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops

Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chops Ingredients 8 lamb loin chops, trimmed of fat (3.5 oz each bone-in) 6 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves 1 ¼ teaspoon kosher salt fresh ground pepper, to taste Method Combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and rosemary in … Continue reading »

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Porcini Mushroom Relish

Porcini Mushroom Relish We used this simple relish on a roast beef sandwich, but it would work as a condiment on a wide variety of meat or vegetable dishes. It’s packed with umami and herby/tangy flavors. Ingredients ½ ounce Dried Porcini Mushrooms, (I used a mix of dried mushrooms) 2 teaspoons Onion, finely minced 2 … Continue reading »

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Steak Salad with Blue Cheese, Hazelnuts, and Pears

Delicious! Steak Salad with Blue Cheese, Hazelnuts, and Pears A good steak salad requires one thing: properly seared steak. The key? Get your pan and the oil good and hot before adding the steak to the skillet. Then, use a timer to track the recipe. It might seem silly, but this is the difference between … Continue reading »

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