Yafawi Sfeeha | Hostess At Heart

Yafawi Sfeeha – Meat Pies

Ya what?  That’s what I said!  This months Daring Bakers’ challenge is hosted by Manal Obieda, known as Manal’s Bites.  Manal explained that Yafawi Sfeeha is a great authentic dish from Jaffa in Palestine.  Manal also stated that it is served as a main meal along with a bowl of soup or a salad. The “Yafawi Sfeeha” or…

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Turkey Roulade - Hostess At Heart

Roasted Turkey Roulade

My husband John and I have been together since we were 19 years old.  We both attended the University of Nebraska, where we met, and he was the city kid that always wanted to be country, and I was the country kid that always wanted to be city. This month we celebrated out 35th wedding…

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Mango Sorbet - Hostess At Heart

Mango Sorbet

I am mango crazy.  I told my husband that I wanted to move so I could have a mango tree.  Of course he thinks I’m nuts, even though he does benefit from my mango obsession.  This obsession forced me to by a flat of 6 mangos.  What does two people do with 6 mangos?  Lots…

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Applesauce Oatmeal Bread - Hostess At Heart-2

Applesauce Oatmeal Bread – #Breadbakers

My mother grew up in a pretty strict household where, if her dad (my grandfather) was home, it was better to be “not” seen or heard. He wasn’t the sweet, come sit on my knee kind of pop. She was one of 9 children, and because of their range in age, my mother doesn’t remember her…

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Passover Popovers - Hostess At Heart

Passover Popovers – #Twelveloaves

This month, I participated in a monthly bread baking challenge group, TwelveLoaves.  Our theme this month was Jewish breads. My experience with Jewish breads is that I have eaten Jewish Rye which is delicious, and found in many wonderful delis.  While I’ve never baked Jewish rye, I was thinking that this might be a popular…

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Candied Popcorn - Hostess At Heart

3 Ingredient Candied Popcorn

I am so excited! I am co-hosting Fiesta Friday #75 for the first time, and I get the 4th of July weekend! Pull out the sparklers, light the firecrackers, shoot off the roman candles, it is time to party with our host, Angie, The Novice Gardner and my very special co-host Josette of thebrookcook!

Mexican Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce - Hostess At Heart

Mexican Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce

Growing up, I lived on the outside of town.  Our house was a two story that had a creepy basement.  There were two rooms in the basement.  One was a fruit cellar that was dark and cold.  Another room was a coal room.  A room that stored coal in the early years when coal was…

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