Q for Quesitos | Pineapple Quesitos

  Quesitos, is a Puerto Rico Cheese Puff Pastry which can be found in every bakery in the region. It is a very simple recipe made with puff pastry sheets, mildly sweetened cream cheese and sometimes have fruits added in

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G for Grissini | Traditional Italian Breadsticks

  When thinking about breadsticks, the first thing that comes to my mind is the soft breadsticks that they serve at the Italian restaurants. My family is greatly addicted to the breadsticks that they serve at Olive Garden that I

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E for Empanada – Argentinian Onion and Cheese Empanada

  We are on to Day 5 of our A – Z Baking around the World and I realized that I did not have that many savory bakes planned out at all. Going through my bookmarks, I came across this

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Mozzarella Sticks – Egg less and Baked Mozzarella sticks

Mozzarella sticks is one of my son’s favorite snack and he has ordered it many times for lunch as well from the kid’s menu in restaurants. Just because he loves them, I have a batch of frozen mozzarella sticks in

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Refried Bean Cakes

Appetizers can be time consuming when making for a crowd and I do not like standing in the kitchen for hours frying appetizers when I am expecting company. I always look for make-ahead appetizers or even better cold appetizers that

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Turkish Cigar Pastry – Savory Spinach & Feta Cigars

I am very attracted to Middle Eastern cuisine for couple of reasons. One, they have lot of vegetarian options and the second one is the flavors are so simple and clean. I love all the spices that go in the

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Smashed Potatoes – Oven Baked Cheesy Smashed Potatoes

Potatoes are such a versatile vegetable and it is one of the best choices for appetizers. There are not many people who don’t like potatoes and when cooking for a crowd, this definitely is a choice of vegetable to go

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Plantain Balls | Kaklo | Krakro | Ghanaian Spicy Plantain Balls

Ghana cuisine uses abundance of plantains in their cooking and I was amazed to see so many vegetarian snacks that I could make with them. Most of the recipes (if not all) called for over-ripe plantains. When they mean over

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Zucchini Potato Tots – Baked Zucchini & Potato Tater Tots

Baked appetizers or starters are great as there is no standing in front of the flame and frying and is also healthier when compared to traditional fried ones. I love to make some make ahead appetizers when I am expecting

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Pull-Apart Potato Stuffed Pinwheels – Potato stuffed Pinwheel Rolls made with Leftover French Fries

Tackling the leftovers is a big challenge. Last week we were at a burger place and we ended up ordering way more fries than we could handle. Usually, I don’t bring back the fries home as they become quite soggy

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