RECIPE: CHOCOLATE ALMOND BRAID

Recently short fast paced cooking videos have been popping on my Facebook feedback. A few weeks back, I came across the Facebook page Tasty that I am sure that most of you have already heard of. Tasty is Facebook page where short fast paced cooking videos are posted. I was immediately hooked watching video after video, making mental notes for future recipes, when I came across a super, easy and after making it myself yummy recipe for a Chocolate Almond…
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SNOWBALL ALMOND COOKIES

Christmas is just a few days away and I wanted to share on of my favorite traditional recipes, Snowball Almond Cookies. This year I attempted to make them myself and they turned out delicious. Enjoy! Snowball Almond Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup powdered sugar 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt PARCHMENT PAPER 1/2 cup powdered sugar Preparation 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single…
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TWENTY-FIVE THANKSGIVING RECIPES YOU HAVE TO TRY

    Thanksgiving is just two days away. Whether you are spending the day as a guest or a hostess a few recipe ideas will be useful for some last minute cooking. I gathered twenty-five Thanksgiving recipes from appetizers to salads, to side dishes, to main dish turkey, to stuffing, to desserts and cocktails. You will find every recipe you will need to make this Thanksgiving feast a day to remember with your loved ones. Enjoy! And if you are…
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CHICKEN SALAD

  Even though I love cooking sometimes I want to make something easy yet healthy for lunch/dinner. This amazing chicken salad has become a staple dish in our house and I am making it at least once a week. I usually use leftover roasted chicken or chicken nuggets depending on what I have in hand but you can make it from scratch if you have a little more time in your hands. Enjoy! CHICKEN SALAD  Ingredients 1.2 kg higher-welfare chicken…
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SEVEN EASY ONE POT PASTA RECIPES

  I have declared my love for pasta loud and clear through the Pasta Cooking Challenge where I shared for a whole month a few of my favorite pasta recipes. I can have pasta everyday for lunch//dinner, the combinations and recipes are endless. One of the things that makes pasta cooking simple even for those that have limited cooking skills, is that it is so easy to prepare and cook.  While browsing Pinterest the other day, I came across a few interesting…
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RASPBERRY VANILLA JAM

This is the second time, I attempted to make a jam. Last year, I shared with you my first attempt, English Lemon Jam that was surprisingly, for my taste, very good. This year, I went with a simpler recipe. I made a Raspberry Vanilla Jam and it turned out amazing. It was so easy to make that honestly I don’t know why I haven’t made it before. I made a big batch, with some frozen raspberries I had for a while in…
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EASTER OREO CHICK POPS

Since Easter is on Sunday for us Orthodoxs, I wanted to make a fun, easy dessert to bring along on our family Easter Sunday lunch and when I found this recipe for Easter Oreo Chick Pops, I instantly knew I hit jackpot. It was a rather easy recipe, but I wasn’t able to find yellow candy that melts, I used instead white chocolate and I colored it with yellow food coloring, however the chocolate became quite thick and I had…
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VEGAN RAISIN MUFFINS

Tuesday means an all new recipe is up on Shoegal Out In The World. Even though, I am not a vegan, vegetarian or following any special diet, I wanted to share this healthy, yummy, vegan, perfect for those fastening during the Lent, Vegan Raisin Muffin recipe, courtesy of my mother. It is simple, however it takes some time to prepare it, but nothing that would involve more than 5 minutes of your time before you go to bed. Try it out, I…
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