The Magic Vanishing Oreo Truffles

Oreo Truffles

When I made these Oreo truffles for a recent party, I put them out, turned my back and they vanished. Magic! Luckily I had tried one beforehand, just to check they were okay. These mini bites of indulgence are sooo good that you can’t just stop at one, but know you have to because they …

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The best Guacamole recipe IMHO

The best Guacamole

The secret to making the best Guacamole is to use the freshest ingredients you can find. The main ingredient avocados, should be firm but still give a little when pressed, which means you might have to purchase them in advance and let them ripen close to some other fruit for a day or so before …

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The BLT – A Classic Sandwich

My ideal BLT Sandwich

This week, I have mainly been eating BLT Sandwiches (borrowing a phrase from The Fast Show). There certainly isn’t a lot that can be said about the BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) sandwich. They are one of the most popular sandwiches worldwide, so much so that a 160 page cookbook has been written on the …

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Smørrebrød – Danish Open Sandwiches

Creamed Herring Smorrebrod

Smørrebrød is literately Danish for butter and bread (smør og brød), but has come to mean Danish open-faced sandwiches. If you have ever been to Copenhagen, you will have surely seen shop windows displaying meticulously arranged open sandwiches which are an important part of Danish life. The basis for Smørrebrød is rugbrød, a dark rye …

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Open Faced Broiled Swiss Cheese & Ham on a Portabella Mushroom

Broiled Portabella, Swiss Cheese & Ham #1

A creation born out of being hungry and there was little in the way of food in the refrigerator except Swiss Cheese, thin sliced Deli Ham, Portabella Mushrooms and there was no bread. In the post Decadent Duet: Potabella Mushroom & Broiled Blue Cheese I went into detail on how my enjoyment for Portabella Mushrooms …

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