Recipes From Cuisine: European

Homemade Fig Preserves

No Pectin Fig Jam-Preserves

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No Pectin Fig Jam-Preserves is a simple recipe for homemade fig jam or preserves with up to 30 percent less sugar and calories compared to national and store brands. The difference between jams and preserves is whether the fruit is whole or sliced. Both terms are used interchangeably. Using ripe, ...

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Unseasoned Homemade Breadcrumbs

Homemade Breadcrumbs

Homemade breadcrumbs are easy to make and economical. You can use any type of bread. If you or your family does not eat the crusty ends from sliced bread you can refrigerate or freeze them in a plastic bag until you have enough to make a batch of breadcrumbs. Since ...

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Glazed Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Glaze

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This simple chocolate glaze has only 4 ingredients; butter, baking chocolate, powered sugar and water. It is perfect for cookies, cupcakes, Boston Cream Pie/Cake, eclairs, and doughnuts. Use this glaze for the following recipes: Thumbprint Cookies Cream Puffs and Eclairs Chocolate Cup Cakes Cook’s Tip This glaze thickens as it ...

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Poached Eggs

Perfect Poached Eggs Recipe

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A simple method for producing restaurant quality Perfect Poached Eggs at home. Poaching uses no oil or fat and adds zero calories. Traditional poaching in boiling water can disperse the egg white resulting in more yolk than white. The video shows several methods for making perfectly poached eggs. Using inexpensive, distilled white ...

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Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes with Maple Syrup and Butter

Buttermilk Pancakes and Waffle

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Buttermilk Pancakes and Waffle is one recipe you can use to make both homemade buttermilk pancakes and waffles so everyone can have their favorite for breakfast. This light, tender buttermilk pancake and waffle recipe has about 240 calories and 370 mg of sodium per 3 pancake serving or one 7-inch ...

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Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

This Artichoke and Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe is a simple, healthier alternative to mayonnaise based prepared and homemade macaroni salads. Variations Substitute canned or fresh tuna or salmon, cooked crab or lobster for the grilled chicken. Add to taste fresh or dried dill, thyme, oregano or dried Italian seasoning. ...

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Homemade Ginger Scones

Easy Gingerbread Scones

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Scones are similar to biscuits. Unlike savory biscuits, Scones are slightly sweet to sweet by the addition of sugar, other sweetener or fruit. These Gingerbread scones are moist and tender like gingerbread cake but take a fraction of the time to prepare and bake. Scones are perfect with coffee, tea, ...

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Homemade Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread Cake

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If you like gingerbread cookies, snickerdoodles, and gingersnaps, but do not have the time to make and bake cookies try this easy, moist, spicy Gingerbread Cake that has about 285 calories per 3 oz. (85 g) serving (1/12th cake). Gingerbread Cake, like most cakes,  has less fat and less calories per ounce ...

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Mint Vinaigrette

Mint Vinaigrette Recipe

Mint Vinaigrette, unlike most condiments, has no oil and only 6 calories, zero fat, and 1 mg sodium per 2 tablespoon (30 ml) serving. It is a simple blend of fresh mint (spearmint or peppermint), red wine vinegar, and fresh garlic. Traditionally, mint vinaigrette is made using a mortar and pestle to ...

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Spicy Coleslaw

Spicy Southwestern Coleslaw

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Spicy Southwestern Coleslaw is a simple, creamy, spicy coleslaw with a southwestern flavor you can serve as a side salad, use for fish tacos, fish and chicken sandwiches, BBQ meats and sandwiches. Adjust heat to taste by increasing or decreasing amount of jalapeño pepper or substituting Serrano or other hot ...

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