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Basque Salad Recipe

Whisk together the dressing ingredients, adding salt and pepper to your taste. Place the arugula and halved tomatoes in a large bowl. Toss with the dressing. Transfer to your serving plate(s) and top with the ham and cheese. Enjoy!

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Mixed Italian Charcuterie Crostini Recipe

Slice the baguette on a diagonal into 1/2 inch slices. If you want to toast them, arrange in a single layer on a baking tray and bake in a 350˚F oven for 10-12 minutes. Leave to cool. Assemble your open-face slices as you wish. I like to use either ricotta or cream cheese as the […]

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Ham and Cheese Crescent Recipe

Preheat your oven to 350˚F. Line a baking tray with silpat or parchment paper. Roll out your puff pastry to a 10×12 inch rectangle. Using a 3-inch round cutter, cut out 12 circles from the pastry. Cut the ham slices into squares about 1 1/2 inches in size. Take a small piece of ham and […]

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Croque Madame Bake Recipe

Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Grease an oven-safe 9-inch-square baking dish with butter and set aside. For the béchamel sauce: Melt the butter in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Once melted, add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon. Allow the mixture to foam and bubble for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure the contents do […]

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Ham and Cheese Bites Recipe

Slice the baguette on the diagonal into 1/2-inch thick pieces. Slather each slice with some salsa brava and top with a half slice of ham and a slice of cheese. Place an olive on top of each to finish and insert a toothpick to hold everything in place.

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Charcuterie Board Recipe

When pulling together a charcuterie board for an appetizer, you should allow for approximately 2 ounces of meat per person. I have given some estimates in the ingredient list for the kinds of meats and amounts to serve. However, you should look for the best quality meats you can get around you and use those. […]