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PPQ: Prosciutto Tostadas with Shrimp and Parsley

Prosciutto Tostadas with Shrimp and Parsley

For my week to host Project Pastry Queen, I picked the lightest recipe in the entire cookbook: Prosciutto Tostadas with Shrimp and Parsley. A crisped flour tortilla is topped with prosciutto, mixed greens, roasted red bell pepper strips, and a garlicky and lemony shrimp mixture. It’s an easy recipe that comes together very quickly. And [...]

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PPQ: Cherry Lemonade for Emily

Fresh Cherry Lemonade

We interrupt your regularly-scheduled Project Pastry Queen for a celebration! Emily of Ruf Love and her husband are expecting a sweet baby boy this summer and A Gilt Nutmeg (another Emily – we have 3!) is hosting a virtual shower filled with fabulous baby shower eats to celebrate. I chose to make Cherry Lemonade. Because [...]

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Roasted Cherry Chocolate Cake

Roasted Cherry Chocolate Cake

This week’s Project Pastry Queen recipe was selected by Amanda of Homekeeping Adventures: Mahogany Cake. What you’re looking at up there, that’s not really a Mahogany Cake. Mahogany cakes usually have coffee or espresso and I skipped on the coffee this week. Because I was excited that I could afford fresh cherries! And I got [...]

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PPQ: Texas Pralines

Texas Pralines

I have working internet again. At home. To go along with the other two things I can’t live without: indoor plumbing and Diet Pepsi electricity. Not that I’d think that I could ever get tired of using Chick-fil-A’s free wifi (hello, Spicy Chicken Biscuits!) but holy cow, was I tired of packing up the entire [...]

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