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Remember, Tequila + Lime + Salt = perfect combo! Here is another recipe that came in handy when my oven was on the blitz a few years ago. No need to bake and assembled very quickly... but leave time for it to set. 

I think it works well and more elegantly if you omit the crust and pour the filling into margarita glasses and top with a few pretzels! Either way, you won't be disappointed.

Recipe below:

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This is an easy recipe that anyone can make. AND it is very impressive... everyone will ask you how you did it!

Savory tart
2 round disks of puff pastry
1 egg or coffee cream or milk

Choose one of these savory ideas or invent your own
1. Cream cheese, tapenade, chorizo, sesame seeds (top)
2. Smoked salmon, Cantadou or Tartare or cream cheese, crispy fried onions (top)
3. Sun dried tomato spread, mozzarella, oregano (top)
4. Red pepper spread, cheddar cheese
5. Anchovie paste, artichoke paste, parmesan cheese (top)
6. Blue cheese, diced pear
7. Mayonnaise, sliced chicken, crispy bacon, sunflower seeds (top)

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The difference between this banana bread and other recipes is the 4-hour marination that takes place to ferment the "liquor" before adding the flour. The result will not taste like any other banana bread you have ever had before! The color of the finished product resembles gingerbread.

**Prep and cooking takes 5 hours**

3 ripe bananas, mashed
1/3 cup melted butter (75g)
¾ cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
1 ½ cups flour, sifted
Chopped walnuts to garnish (optional)

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🍫🍐 Follow Lisa: Gooey Chocolate Cookies with Dried Pear - Belle Hélène

This recipe makes 18 cookies

  • 40g flour (8 teaspoons) (or 50g gluten free flour)
  • 50g unsweetened cocoa powder (10 teaspoons)
  • 120g white sugar (1 cup)
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 120g dried pear, cut up (1 cup)
  • 90g chocolate chips (3/4 cup)
  • 1 egg
  • 60g of melted butter (4 Tablespoons)

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blackberry

With the abondance of rain our wild blackberries behind the fence have been fruitful so I thought I would try to make some of Aunt Faye's blackberry jelly. And the only way to really appreciate eating it was to make some homemade biscuits!

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BLACKBERRY JELLY
What I used (multiply these quantities for the amount you have):
— 600g blackberries (most were black but not sweet)
— 1/4 cup of water
— 1 cup of sugar (I used the one for making jams)
— 1 sterilized jar