Ham and Cheese Piroshki

This is an easy piroshki recipe.  You make these simple ham and cheese piroshki in three steps: make the dough, cook the filling, and then assemble the piroshki.  It’s easiest to do with a dough press, but you can build it manually.  If so, be sure to seal the edges well with the tines of a fork. For the Piroshki Dough Ingredients 3 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/2 cup cold butter 2 large eggs 1 cup sour cream Directions Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar into a bowl. …

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Au Gratin Potatoes (with Eggs)

This au gratin potato recipe relies on the eggs to form the filling.  The egg, milk, and cream mixture sets up like a custard.  The au gratin potato casserole cuts neatly into squares or wedges for serving. It is important that you use starchy, Russet-type potatoes. This can be made without the cheese for scalloped potatoes. Experimenting with the Au Gratin Potato Recipe Consider these easy au gratin potatoes a basic recipe.  Other ingredients may be added as desired, though this is a good dish in its basic form.  You may consider adding any of the following ingredients: 2 cloves …

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Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Pork Chops

Cheese, bacon, and pork are a great combination, and there’s nothing better than stuffing it all together in a juicy pork chop. These cheese and bacon stuffed pork chops are delicious and are sure to impress the tastebuds, picky eaters, and dinner guests. Who can say no to crispy bacon mixed with creamy melted cheese anyway? We’ll tell you just how to make them. Quick Notes From the Test Kitchen This stuffed pork chop recipe calls for a mild cheese, but suit your preferences. Be sure and close up the opening with toothpicks to keep the cheese from melting out …

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Ham and Cheese Canapés (French Apetizer Bread)

These ham and cheese canapes make cute snacks or appetizers. You can even have make-ahead canapes by preparing the bread and toppings separately and assembling them when you’re ready. Canapes: The French Apetizeer Bread The word canape (can-uh-pay) is French for sofa. It’s as if the toppings were sitting on a “sofa” of bread. Canapes are French appetizer breads that are made in a specific pan for the right sizing and shape, sliced, and topped. They’re typically small, savory bread bites that can be made into works of art with the shaping and toppings. Notice how the image above shows …

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