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Stone Fruit and Berry Pie with Wide Lattice Recipe

Stone Fruit and Berry Pie Recipe

Pies are my favorite thing to bake.  Pie is so underrated, and only eaten at Thanksgiving, but if we lived in a better world, pie would get more respect.  I strive to create that world, one pie at a time.

This pie was for Friendsgiving

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Quiche with vegetables, vegetarian recipe

Easy Zapallo and Onion Quiche

Zapallos are an Argentine squash, very similar to a zucchini.  They are buttery and mild and one of the cheapest vegetables at the verduleria.  They are versatile and can be incorporated into a number of dishes, but I think they make great quiches.

I

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Apple Pie with Dulce de Leche Recipe Argentina

Dulce de Leche Apple Pie

I miss peanut butter.  I can live without it, but I miss it.  In Argentina there is no peanut butter.  Well, it exists, but one must go to China Town to find an expensive imported mini jar of Skippy.  Sometimes one stumbles across a locally produced

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Plum Pistachio Cheesecake from Scratch with Whole Ingredients Recipe Cooking in Argentina

Easter in Autumn: Plum Pistachio Cheesecake

I don’t suppose I will ever fully adjust to living below the equator.  The reversal of the seasons is the most strange of phenomena.  I still refer to June, July and August as Summer, despite the reality of winter.  When Spring rolls around

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Slice of Cauliflower Pie with Caramelized Onions and Polenta Crust

Tarta de Coliflor con Cebolla Caramelizada

You’ve heard the story before.  Girl reads Smitten Kitchen.  Girl finds interesting recipe and pins it to her Pinterest Board.

I wanted to try Smitten Kitchen’s recipe for <a href="http://smittenkitchen.com/2010/02/cauliflower-and-caramelized-onion-tart/

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Tarta de Membrillo and Mascarpone Recipe Cooking in Buenos Aires

Tarta de Membrillo y Mascarpone

Dulce de Membrillo was one of the many bizarre food products I had the pleasure of meeting in Argentina.  This gelatinous fruit byproduct is an ubiquitous member of the distinguished list of classically Argentine ingredients.  It can be

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Peach Pie Smitten Kitchen Recipe Best Crust Cooking in Argentina

Perfected Peach Pie – A Tribute to Smitten Kitchen

Have you heard of Smitten Kitchen?  If you haven’t, you should check it out.  It is the most glorious food blog in all the internet.  I’m sure you’ll be charmed by this prolific

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Pumpkin Pie Butternut Squash Recipe Vegetarian Cooking In Argentina

Pumpkinless Pumpkin Pie

I have a strong preference for cooking from scratch.  This preference was born from the unique Buenos Aires expatriated culinary experience.  The foods I want to eat are not available here.  So I just have to make them myself.  While we all know

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Sweet Peach Pie, Nothing Artificial

My Grandmother taught me many things.  One particularly useful thing she taught me was how to bake a pie.   Among many things, she was a great cook.

I was thinking of my Grandmother while eying the peaches at my verduleria. They were big and ripe

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Mushroom Green Onion Quiche Recipe From Scratch

Mushroom Green Onion Quiche with Whole Wheat Crust

I purchased this organic whole wheat crust from Esquina de los Flores. It was great – chewy and wheaty.  It made the perfect crust for this vegetarian quiche.

Ingredients: 

1 whole

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