Crunchy Hash Browns

A lovely cake of crunchy hash browns is possibly the closest things to ultimate satisfaction you can find on a breakfast plate. Or a dinner plate, for that matter. OK, it’s great at lunch, too. It’s just plain good. Good and crunchy, that is. If it’s done right, with flavor AND crunch, you will never again have to slog through mushy potatoes. Frankly, your morning meal deserves a solid crunch along with your cuppa. It’s just the right combination to make the day go well.

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World’s Best Vinaigrette

Salad dressing matters. Salads are wildly healthy but rarely do we eat them without some kind of dressing, some extra zip that adds just the right something so that the greens are more palatable, more flavorful. Even if you’ve got a bowl of perfectly fresh and crunchy greens, there’s got to be a splash of oil and vinegar there.

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Peppermint Patties

If you’ve ever been enamored of those store-bought mints in the silver wrapper, you’ll think you’ve died and gone to heaven when you taste your own homemade peppermint patties. With the dark chocolate coating and fresh mint filling, it’s possibly one of the best flavor combinations ever concocted (or, rather, confected?). It is extremely simple to make, and the candies look and taste luscious. Packed into pretty boxes, they make an especially thoughtful during the holidays, too.

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