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Karen Kerr
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Seared Scallop Salad with Toasted Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette. Oh yum! 

#asianfood   #salad_recipe   #scallops  #sesame_seed_dressing
This Seared Scallop Salad with Toasted Sesame Seed Ginger Vinaigrette is the perfect summer dinner. I love scallops. They are so rich tasting, yet they are actually very light! They require very little prep, and are ready in ...
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Durum bread. 90 percent durum flour and 80 percent hydration (bread geek talk). Such a great nutty flavor. 

#breadrecipes   #durum   #sourdough  
I have wanted to try making this Durum Bread for quite some time. I love the nutty flavor of durum flour, but I'm sometimes defeated by the fragility of the dough. Durum flour has a high protein level, and is typically used f...
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Horseradish Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese. So great with beef!! 

#potatoes   #parmesan   #horseradish  
These Horseradish Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese are perfect for an elegant dinner. With a hint of horseradish, they go perfectly with roast beef. We had them with brisket, and they were a big hit. It's Secret Rec...
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Taiwanese Style Stir-Fried Scallops and Shrimp with Chives. Sooooo good! 

#Wokwednesdays   #asianfood   #stirfry  
This Taiwanese Style Stir-Fried Scallops and Shrimp with Chives dish is so succulent and rich tasting, yet the ingredient list is so simple! As is typical for Wok Wednesdays, making this stir-fry required a trip to the Asian ...
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Oh. Em. Gee. These Peanut Butter Chunk Cookies from +Tara Noland look killer! 
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Muesli Rolls! So good. 
These muesli rolls are full of lots of good things, such as oats, walnuts, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, and dried fruit. But the best thing is.... ....I'm baking these rolls as a Babe. "What does that mean?" you ask. That mean...
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Cheddar cheese hushpuppies with chipotle honey dipping sauce. These have been an obsession! So good. 

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I have been obsessing about making Cheddar Cheese Hushpuppies ever since we had some as an appetizer at a wonderful restaurant while on vacation in Santa Barbara with our friends Jim and Michele. The hushpuppies were so good ...
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Gorgeous 15 minute Cioppino from +Cook the Story 
Cioppino soup is so indulgent and this version only takes 15 minutes.
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Sourdough crackers!! Never throw away starter again.
These sourdough crackers are made with unfed sourdough starter. They have the tang of sourdough bread, and are a great way to use up the starter that you would normally throw away when feeding your levain. If you are a brea...
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These sour cream chocolate chip cookies from +Tara Noland are so perfect!! I just happen to have a bag of mini chocolate chips and now I know what I will be making. 
 
Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies - Yep, you know you want some. So go here for the recipe and get to baking:
http://magnoliadays.com/2015/sour-cream-chocolate-chip-cookies/

And pin it too:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/183169909821207345/

Also find in my blog post links to more cookie recipes using bits, chunks, or chips.

#recipeoftheday   #cookies   #chocolate   #chocolatechip   #baking   #CreativeCookieExchange  
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Chocolate Andes Mint Chip Cookies. They are super soft and rich with chocolate and mint. 
Recipe > http://www.karenskitchenstories.com/2015/06/chocolate-andes-mint-chip-cookies.html
These Chocolate Andes Mint Chip Cookies were so easy to make, and such a huge hit! The little candy on top immediately drew in my grandkids, but what made them love, love, love these cookies were the bits of chopped up Andes ...
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Oven fried onion rings. One of my all time favorite guilty pleasures. 
I made these oven fried onion rings on a complete whim. My cousin, who has an amazing green thumb and can grow just about anything in her hillside yard, had just harvested a lot of onions and gave me a big bag full. I turned ...
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Seared Scallop Salad with Toasted Sesame Seed Ginger Vinaigrette
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This Seared Scallop Salad with Toasted Sesame Seed Ginger Vinaigrette is the perfect summer dinner. I love scallops. They are so rich tastin

Stir-Fried Bean Sprouts with Chili Bean Sauce | Wok Wednesdays
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This stir-fired bean sprout with chili bean sauce dish is incredibly easy to make, and makes a wonderfully refreshing vegetable dish. Accord

Cheddar Cheese Hushpuppies with Chipotle Honey Dipping Sauce
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I have been obsessing about making Cheddar Cheese Hushpuppies ever since we had some as an appetizer at a wonderful restaurant while on vaca

Durum Bread
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I have wanted to try making this Durum Bread for quite some time. I love the nutty flavor of durum flour, but I'm sometimes defeated by the

Chinese Barbecued Pork - Char Sui
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Chinese Barbecue Pork, or Char Sui, is, to me, a revelation. Two of my Wok Wednesdays posts, Singapore Noodles, and Barbecued Pork Lo Mein,

Horseradish Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese
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These Horseradish Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese are perfect for an elegant dinner. With a hint of horseradish, they go perfectly with

Sourdough Crackers | The Leftover Sourdough Starter Dilemma
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These sourdough crackers are made with unfed sourdough starter. They have the tang of sourdough bread, and are a great way to use up the sta

Taiwanese Style Stir-Fried Scallops and Shrimp with Chives | Wok Wednesdays
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This Taiwanese Style Stir-Fried Scallops and Shrimp with Chives dish is so succulent and rich tasting, yet the ingredient list is so simple!

Chocolate Andes Mint Chip Cookies
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These Chocolate Andes Mint Chip Cookies were so easy to make, and such a huge hit! The little candy on top immediately drew in my grandkids,

Muesli Rolls | the Babes Get Healthy... and I'm a Babe!
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These muesli rolls are full of lots of good things, such as oats, walnuts, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, and dried fruit. But the best thing is.

Oven Fried Onion Rings
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I made these oven fried onion rings on a complete whim. My cousin, who has an amazing green thumb and can grow just about anything in her hi

Kesra - Moroccan Flat Bread | #BreadBakers
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Kesra is a Moroccan country bread that is common at every meal in the region. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and to sop u

Chocolate Brownie Crackle Cookies
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These Chocolate Brownie Crackle Cookies are so chocolaty, tender, and moist. They are melt-in-your-mouth good. Imagine brownies, but in the

Hong Kong-Style Chinese Broccoli and Pan-Seared Thick-Cut Filet Mignon S...
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This Hong Kong Style Chinese Broccoli stir-fry is so easy and amazingly flavorful. I keep asking myself why I waited this long to try Chines

Fruit Focaccia | Tuesday's with Dorie
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This fruit focaccia is so good for breakfast! It's great eaten unadorned on the day it is baked, and is excellent sliced in half, toasted, a

Hawaiian Style Sweet Rolls | #TwelveLoaves
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These Hawaiian Sweet Rolls are the perfect vehicle for pulled barbecue pork sliders. They are also amazing as dinner rolls. We even sliced t

Make-Ahead White Whole Wheat Poppyseed Buns
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I first made these White Whole Wheat Poppyseed Buns for Thanksgiving dinner. While I'm an avid bread baker, this was the first time I actual

Rustic Flaxseed and Date Ciabatta
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This Rustic Flaxseed and Date Ciabatta really was a thrill for me because the bread is so full of holes! An airy bread is kind of the Holy G

Whole Wheat Peasant Boule with Flax and Fennel Seeds
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This Whole Wheat Peasant Boule with Flax and Fennel Seeds is super fluffy with a very soft and light interior, along with a super thin crust

Chicken Chilaquiles
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These chicken chilaquiles are sort of like inside out enchiladas. "What are chilaquiles?" you ask. There are several interpretations of this