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Fruit and Nut Shortbread Cookies

Soft buttery cookies all topped with finely chopped fruit and nuts, we call these cookies fruit and nut shortbread cookies. They are so good folks, actually they’re the best shortbread cookies we’ve had! It’s the perfect afternoon treat especially when had with a cold glass of milk or a good cup of coffee or tea.

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Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna is one of those classic pasta dishes that everyone loves. Interestingly however it never appealed to me as the veggie version always seemed overly stuffed with cheese that even though it was called a veggie lasagna there were little veggies in it.  Enter this veggie packed delicious lasagna!

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Indian Masala Buns

I think it’s this crazy cold rainy weather we have been having this winter that has me craving spicy buns. I don’t recall such a rainy and cold winter in years. This weather has me craving bread, rolls, and things that make us feel warm and toasty.  So I thought I would give making Indian buns a go and looked up a bunch of recipes and this one from looked so easy to make with step-by-step instructions that I just had to make them right away! The only ingredient I didn’t have was yeast, which I promptly went and bought.

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Eggplant Parmesan & the Dinner Request That Nudged Me to Make It

Eggplant Parmesan is such an indulgent Italian dish that I always order it at restaurants. Deep fried breaded eggplant patties baked with gooey cheese and marinara sauce, what’s not to like with this combination? It hits the fried food craving, cheese craving, and Italian food craving, all in one dish.

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