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Sammy’s Summer Soup

I love this soup chilled, but it’s just as delicious served hot. 4 red bell peppers quartered and seeded 8 medium tomatoes halved and cored 1 red onion cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 4 large garlic cloves, halved 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano and basil 1 1/2 cups water 2 tablespoons [ ... ]
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Mixed Berry Tart

The pastry dough is somewhat crumbly but will hold together with a little kneading. When baking the crust, watch carefully so it does not get too brown. If it starts to darken, place a piece of aluminum foil around the rim. Ingredients: For the pastry: • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour • 1/4 [ ... ]
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For Unconditional Loyalty, Your Best Bet is a Dog

Loyalty is having a constant shadow, where I go my dogs go. They are always there to do everything with me. Dogs are loyal and loyalty should go both ways, I am so lucky to share my life with my dogs.

Puttanesca Dipping Sauce

This simple sauce goes great with calamari. Ingredients • 1 tablespoon of olive oil • 1 shallot, finely chopped • 1 clove of garlic, minced • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste • 2 anchovy fillets, finely chopped • 1/4 cup of diced, pitted black olives • 1 tablespoon of capers • 3 tomatoes, diced • A pinch of chili flakes • 1/4 cup parsley • Zest [ ... ]

Almond Cookie Thins

4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup whole almonds beat all ingredients well except almonds, fold in almonds, bake in a greased loaf pan at 350 degs for 35 – 40 min let cool on wire rack, wrap in tin foil till cold or over night, [ ... ]