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Quiche with Spaghetti-Squash Crust – Quiche mit Spaghettikürbis

Quiche with Spaghetti-Squash Crust by Baltic Maid

I love spaghetti squash but so far I mainly used it to substitute it for pasta in recipes. To use the squash to make a crust for a quiche, however, sounded intriguing. I wasn’t sure if the crust would really hold but my worries were unfounded. It held together beautifully and it tasted amazing. And [...]

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Bites – Würstchen-im-Schlafrock-Häppchen

Pigs-in-a-Blanket Bites by Baltic Maid

I love the names for this dish. The English name pigs in a blanket always makes me smile. The German name is Würstchen im Schlafrock. “Schlafrock” has different meanings. When used in reference to food it means “wrapped in dough”. “Schlafrock” is an old German word for bathrobe. It is not used anymore in the [...]

Philly-Cheesesteak Stuffed Bell Peppers – Gefüllte Paprikaschoten mit Philly-Cheesesteak-Füllung

Philly-Cheesesteak Stuffed Pepper by Baltic Maid

I love Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches. The combination of beef with caramelized onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, and cheese is just incredible. A little while ago, I baked puff pastries with a Philly Cheesesteak filling. A little twist on the usual Cheesesteak sandwich. It was a dream. This recipe takes it even further and omits the sandwich [...]

Croquetas de Jamón – Cuban Ham Croquettes – Kubanische Schinkenkroketten

Cuban Ham Croquettes by Baltic Maid

The word “croquette” or “Krokette” as we call them in German used to mean potato croquette to me. Creamy mashed potatoes on the inside and crispy on the outside. These are to die for and a common side dish to German meals. I eat these any day over French fries. Sadly, they are nowhere to [...]

Philly Cheesesteak Puff Pastries – Blätterteigtaschen mit Philly-Cheesesteak-Füllung

Philly Cheesesteak Puff Pastry by Baltic Maid

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches are a specialty as the name suggests from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thinly sliced Steak is placed in a roll and baked with cheese on top. Sometimes caramelized onions as well as green peppers and mushrooms are added. It’s a very tasty sandwich. This recipe adds a little twist to the sandwich by using [...]

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