Cold Brew Coffee

i have always loved iced coffee & iced tea. so usually, I brew a cup of coffee, put it over ice…if the coffee isn’t too strong, I will drink it black or sometimes I add milk. Last year I started making Cold Brew Coffee. I don’t know if the craze started before I noticed or it last year was its big year! I have not seen too much about it lately but I was very excited to make my first batch yesterday.

 

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Dasha’s Cottage Cheese Pie

An old family recipe for a cottage cheese ‘pie’ baked in a square pan…so not really a ‘pie’ but not a square either! This recipe has a cake like bottom, cottage cheese filling & cake like top… slightly sweet but not too much sugar…baked to a golden brown. But it isn’t really a cake either! You will just have to make it & decide what to call it yourself!!

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Vegetarian Burgers with Mushrooms & Black Beans

I saw this recipe on Bon Appetit, it is one of their BA’s Best. There are a lot of ingredients in this recipe & I had most of them at home. I did have to substitute some things. Full of vegetables & black beans, this burger is delicious & even a die-hard meat-eater would like these. There isn’t any meat substitute which I like. There is cheese & eggs in this recipe so it is not a vegan veggie burger, but not is really good

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Vanilla Sprinkle Cake

I have always loved sprinkles.. you know what I am talking about! Those colourful crunchy little, sweet, perfectly straight, all the same size ice cream sprinkles? All my life I have only eaten them on ice cream. I ALWAYS get sprinkles on any ice-cream I buy & even at home….sprinkle sprinkle. But lately, to my immense pleasure, sprinkles have been popping up all over the place! On cookies! In cakes!!!  On Cakes!! & I saw that they were even in the icing of an Oreo cookie!I love it! So this Sprinkle Birthday cake was exactly what I wanted to make & eat!

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Chicken Casserole Topped with Cauliflower

I found a bag of cooked shredded chicken in my freezer from a chicken soup I made recently. Since I love chicken pot pie & shepherds pie, why not combine the two but making it healthier by omitting the pastry shell from the potpie & the potatoes from the shepherds pie? Good idea? I think so!

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