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Cream Cheese Dip with Hot Pepper Jelly

Cream Cheese with Hot Pepper Jelly by Baltic Maid

I tend to always have a package of cream cheese in the fridge. There are so many easy cream cheese snacks, desserts, and appetizers that can be whipped up in no time. This recipe is as easy as it gets. Simply shape the cream cheese and serve with hot pepper jelly. I am a big [...]

Hummus with Caramelized Onions – Hummus mit Karamellisierten Zwiebeln

On one of my recent trips to Los Angeles, I bought some fresh sourdough bread and hummus to eat in the hotel after a long day of driving. I was actually looking for plain hummus but all they had at the store was hummus with different flavours added. I wasn’t too happy about this at [...]

Potato Wedges with Apple-Bacon Salsa – Kartoffelecken mit Apfel-Speck-Salsa

I love baked potato wedges. Not only are they simple to prepare but pretty healthy and very versatile. Just experiment and change around the sauces, dips, and salsas and it’s a whole new dish each time. This salsa is quite filling and packed full of tasty ingredients such as apples, bacon, bell pepper, pickles, etc. [...]

Black Bean Hummus – Hummus mit Schwarzen Bohnen

In the Middle Eastern cuisine, hummus is made with garbanzo beans (chickpeas). And I absolutely love garbanzo beans and hummus. The other day, however, I was craving hummus and I had all the ingredients for it except garbanzo beans. Instead I had a bunch of black beans. After a quick recipe search on the internet, [...]

Baked Falafel with Tzatziki in Pita Bread

I love Falafel. However, I am not a huge fan of deep frying food. Mainly for health reasons but also because I dislike hot oil. It has the tendency to be unpredictable at least when I cook… I don’t like when it splatters and makes a mess or you get it on you. And the smell [...]

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