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Nut-Free Raspberry Baklava

NUT-FREE Raspberry Baklava | All that's Jas

Even with nut allergies, you can still enjoy baklava with this nut-free twist on the traditional Mediterranean treat - raspberry baklava. Fruity and easy to make,  baklava with raspberries is a favorite summer treat. Succulent, light, and perfect to bring to potlucks and parties or enjoy with a cup of hot coffee in the afternoon out on your deck or patio. …

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No-Bake Eggless Chocolate Salami

No-bake eggless chocolate salami | All that's Jas

This easy and fun treat made with chocolate, nuts, broken biscotti, and dried figs resembles salami and when sliced, it yields delectable cookies. No-bake eggless chocolate salami recipe is European's favorite Christmas and year-round snack. …

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Indiana Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie – Reinvented

Indiana Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie - Reinvented | All that's Jas

Indiana Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie – Reinvented This sugar cream pie has a rich custard filling, mild flavor, and it can be enjoyed warm or cold. The ruffled fillo crust gives the perfect crunch and a great look. It’s like the ballerina of pies. 🙂   Did you know that each State has a national pie? Check out all 50 State pies. I just recently found out about it over at The Kittchen. Guys, I’ve been living in the Hoosier State for…

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Baklava Recipe

How to make baklava | All that's Jas

Would you like to learn how to make baklava? This popular Mediterranean dessert is made by layering filo dough with ground nuts and drenched in syrup. Impress your guests with this easy step-by-step recipe.…

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Easy Cauliflower Frittata

easy cauliflower fritatta - All that's Jas

Is plural for frittata still frittata or frittatas? I’m afraid my site would be searched for a different reason, ha! To get me to eat vegetables my mom would often hide them in the most unexpected ways. It wasn’t that I hated them but I wouldn’t even try them to begin with, and probably just thought I’d hate them. I mean duh, they’re vegetables…Gross! But once she tricked me into having a bite, I was hooked. So it was with…

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How to make the best mashed potatoes from scratch

how to make the best mashed potatoes from scratch - All that's Jas

How to make the best mashed potatoes from scratch For my first work-related potluck here in the States, I worked my fingers to the bone making a complex dish from my home country wanting to leave a good impression. Just as I was entering the break room my colleagues shouted in excitement. No, they weren’t happy to see me. The excitement was about another dish. Someone brought a bowl of mashed potatoes! What’s the big deal, I asked. They aren’t…

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Simple Egg Pie

Simple Egg Pie - All that's Jas

Layers of filo pastry soaked in egg mixture then baked to golden perfection make this simple egg pie. Simple Egg Pie This egg pie (jajara – /yaya-ra/) recipe has been handed down through generations. It is so simple that I doubt it is my home country’s heirloom, but ask any grandmother and she’ll beg to differ. Funny, when I say ‘grandmother’ I think of someone who is close to a century-old and not me who also has grandkids. Those grandmothers…

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Potato Plum Dumplings – Knedle sa Šljivama

Potato Plum Dumplings - All that's Jas

Potato Plum Dumplings You won’t be able to resist these potato plum dumplings. Delicious plums wrapped in tender potato dough, similar to Italian potato gnocchi, forms a pillowy ball, and are coated in sweet, buttery breadcrumbs then dusted with cinnamon sugar.   I’m making potato plum dumplings – again, as you probably know if you follow my Instagram or Facebook account. Finding small European plums (damsons) here proves to be difficult and when they are available I take advantage. Maybe…

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Apples in a Robe

Apples in a Robe - All that's Jas

Apples in a Robe You will love this simple, old-fashioned treat from Bosnia.  We call it apples in a robe (jabuke u šlafroku) but you can find variations to this recipe under apple fritters, apple donuts, fried apple rings, apple ring pancakes, and other similar names.   These are easy and quick to make because you probably already have all the ingredients at home.  I love the contrast of textures – the crisp coating that gives into the warm, soft…

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Veal Rolls with Smoked Cheese

veal rolls with smoked cheese

I woke up in the middle of the night not knowing where I was. My dreams have always been vivid. Dreaming that I’m still in Bosnia and waking up in my own bed confused me for a second. I also woke up hungry for these veal rolls which is no surprise because I was busy eating them in my dream. Veal Rolls with Smoked Cheese If you missed the photo I posted of this fancy dish I had back home,…

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Ćufte – Bosnian style Meatballs

Cufte - Bosnian style meatballs

Western and Eastern influences balance Bosnian cuisine just right. Typical dishes are most often made with minced meat. The use of ground beef is countless. You’ll find it in most traditional Bosnian dishes, commonly as a filling. Just like the Italians we like our meatballs with spaghetti, but other pasta, mashed potatoes, and rice are among alternatives. Ćufte – Bosnian style Meatballs   We stuff everything! You name it we stuff it. Of course, that includes stuffed peppers, zucchini, grape…

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