Diva Tasting: Sumac, notes and recipes

ABOUT AMERICAN SUMAC I went harvesting this week. My first harvest was American Sumac. It's dry now so I wanted to make sure I stored and used it to its best advantage. It is Middle-Eastern type spice with various uses. Below are some tips and recipes sent to me from a friend who knew I …

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Diva Tasting: Indian Pantry Essentials…

Indian Pantry Essentials I Googled this excellent article and failed to copy the link. But this is a much informative viewing for those just starting to cook Indian… Unlocking a treasure trove of spices, Indian dishes showcase elaborate, intricate flavors. Here are twenty-five essential staples of the Indian pantry. For centuries, India enticed spice-hungry traders. …

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Diva Tasting: Green Beans N’ Mushrooms…

Green Beans and Mushrooms Ingredients 1 Pound Fresh Green Beans, Cut Into 1-Inch Lengths ¼ Cup Butter 1 Onion, Sliced 1 Pound Fresh Cremini Mushrooms, Sliced 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt ½ Teaspoon Seasoned Salt ½ Teaspoon Garlic Salt ¼ Teaspoon Pepper Directions Step 1 Place green beans in 1 inch of boiling water. Cover, and …

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Diva Tasting: Green Bean Cupcakes…

Green Bean Cupcakes Ingredients Vegetable Cooking Spray 4 Cups Cooked Cut Green Beans 1 (10.75 Ounce) Can Condensed Cream Of Mushroom Soup ½ Cup Half N Half 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese ½ Cup Cornmeal 1 (2.8 Ounce) Can French's® French Fried Onions 2 (16 Ounce) Packages Refrigerated Jumbo Buttermilk Biscuits Directions Step 1 Heat …

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Diva Tasting: Halloween Cuisine….

Halloween Cuisine: Candy Bar Popcorn Today’s Halloween Treats Ingredients 1 (3.5 Ounce) Package Microwave Popcorn 2 King Size Bar Chocolate-Coated Caramel-Peanut Nougat Candy Directions Step 1-Pop the popcorn according to the package directions. While the corn pops, cut the candy bar into 1/2 inch pieces. Spread the popped corn onto a microwave-safe platter (I like …

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Diva Tasting: Southern Green Beans

Sides: Southern Style Green Beans Ingredients 6 Slices Bacon, Chopped 5 Tablespoons Butter 1 Red Onion, Chopped 2 Pounds Fresh Green Beans, Trimmed And Snapped 8 Small New Potatoes, Diced 1 Large Clove Garlic, Minced ¼ Cup Chicken Broth 1 ½ Teaspoons White Balsamic Vinegar Salt And Pepper To Taste Directions Step 1 Place the chopped …

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Diva Tasting: Beer Bread…

Beer Bread Ingredients 2 ½ Cups Self-Rising Flour ½ Cup All-Purpose Flour ¼ Cup Brown Sugar 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Salt ½ Teaspoon Onion Powder ¾ Teaspoon Italian Seasoning 1 (12 Fluid Ounce) Can Beer ¼ Cup Butter Or Margarine, Melted Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly …

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Diva Tasting: Brownies…

Brownies and Cookie Bars are always a great treat for Halloween or any holiday table. They are fast and delicious. Enjoy! Namaste, The Queen Cronista Fudge Walnut Brownies Ingredients ½ Cup All-Purpose Flour ⅛ Teaspoon Baking Powder ⅛ Teaspoon Salt 1 Cup White Sugar ½ Cup Butter, Softened 3 Large Eggs Eggs 2 (1 Ounce) …

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