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plant based beef empanadas
Cuban Cuisine, Entrees, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Mexican Cuisine, Savory Tarts & Pies

Plant Based Beef Empanadas

I’m a big fan of any kind of food cooked in dough, but I especially love these plant based beef empanadas. Meals wrapped in dough are delicious and filling. You can fill them with vegan meat, vegetables only, or even fruit for dessert empanadas. Empanadas originate from Spain and Portugal. Like another favorite of mine, […]

apple pie galette style
Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, French Cuisine, Fruit, Oven Dishes

Apple Pie Galette Style

This apple pie, galette style, is made in a pie plate with apple compote under the sliced apples for a thicker filling. The edges of the crust are folded galette style. I came across this style of making pies while researching French desserts this year. All of the pies I found on French cooking blogs […]

two fruit galettes
Breakfast, Desserts, French Cuisine, Fruit, Summer Holidays

Two Fruit Galettes: Peach & Mango Blueberry

I haven’t enjoyed a dessert in a long time as much as I did these two fruit galettes. I have been wanting to make galettes for so long, finally got around to doing it, and I love them! I polled my Instagram followers to see which fruits I should make into galettes first. I knew […]

indian samosa pie
Entrees, Indian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Savory Tarts & Pies, Vegetables

Indian Samosa Pie

If you love Indian samosa filling, you will appreciate this yummy Indian samosa pie. While Indian samosas are the most widely known and loved in the United States, many people don’t realize that samosas come to us from a broad family of cuisines, including recipes from Africa and China, with origins in medieval times or […]

vegan pie crust
Desserts, Kitchen Basics, Oven Dishes

Kitchen Basics: Vegan Pie Crust

Now that I’ve made this easy and very tasty vegan pie crust, I won’t buy store bought again. Making vegan pie crust is the same as making non-vegan pie crust – you just replace the butter with vegan butter. But a lot of people have never had to make a pie crust from scratch, thanks […]