Recipes From Cuisine: European

Double Chocolate Cookie

Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies

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Double Chocolate Cookies is a simple drop cookie recipe, like chocolate chip cookies, made with cocoa powder and semi-sweet chocolate chips. The cookies can be baked just until set for a moist, chewy cookie a little firmer than a chocolate brownie, or you can increase baking time 1 to 2 ...

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Pan Toasted Garlic

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Garlic is used in a variety of cuisines and recipes. While many people associate garlic with southern Italian cooking, it is also used in French, Asian, Indian, and Mexican cooking. The flavor of raw garlic can be overwhelming. Garlic added too soon to hot oil or cooked too long can ...

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Graham Cracker Pudding Cake

5 Minute Graham Cracker Pudding Cake


This recipe for 5 Minute Graham Cracker Pudding Cake goes back to my childhood. My father made this cake or loaf. So this recipe is over 50 years old. Its origin is unknown, and an Internet search turned up one similar recipe that included cream cheese and whipping cream. That ...

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Creamy Pasta And Mushrooms


Many fad diet plans eliminate white pasta for overweight and obese Americans. The rational is refined white pasta can cause blood glucose (sugar) spikes. That’s true if you eat a plate of pasta without sauce or any other foods. This simple Creamy Pasta And Mushroom recipe provides 5 grams of ...

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White Bean and Kale Chili

White Bean And Kale Chili

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White Bean And Kale Chili or soup is based on my recipe for Spicy Vegetarian White Bean Chili. You can make this recipe as mild or as hot as you like by adjusting the amount and type of chili peppers used. If you are used to eating mild foods, you ...

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Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers


Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers is a meatless version of Italian Stuffed Peppers. You can use any size or color bell pepper for this recipe. One-half large stuffed bell pepper can be a meal in its self providing about 12 ounces of food, 11 grams of protein, and only 290 calories. This ...

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20 Calorie Aioli

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Ajo is Spanish for garlic. Aioli is a garlic flavored mayonnaise used as a dip or spread. Aioli made using full fat mayonnaise has about 100 calories per tablespoon (15 ml). Four tablespoons (1/4 cup) has about 400 calories. That easily negates using it as a dip for low calorie ...

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Reduced Calorie Tartar Sauce

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Full-fat tartar sauce has 100 or more calories per tablespoon. My original tartar sauce recipe made with reduced fat mayonnaise has about 95 calories per 2 tablespoon serving. The number of calories can be reduced even further by replacing half of the mayonnaise with low-fat (2% fat) Greek or natural ...

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Chocolate Nut Clusters

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You can make homemade chocolate nut clusters in minutes with only two ingredients; chocolate and nuts. By making your own, you are not limited to peanut and almond clusters. You can use any nut or a combination of nuts. You also control whether to make them with more chocolate or ...

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Chocolate Sausage & Meatballs

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I obtained this simple recipe from my cousin in-law, Anna, while visiting relatives living in northern Italy. She served a chocolate sausage for dessert made using crushed cookies. Having celiac disease, she couldn’t eat the sausage. That made me think about Nestle’s chocolate bar with crisp rice. I modified the ...

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