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Argentinian Inspired Empanadas

These Argentinian Empanadas are so delicious. I like to add extra veggies to them to make them more well rounded.

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I have had a pretty blah day. Nothing much happened except I watched a few movies that I recorded over the weekend. I pulled a muscle in yoga class the other day. Went too deep into a back bend, so I am out of commission until I re-cooperate.  It was stupid and I was foolishly trying to be too competitive with myself. I should have known when my yoga instructor said, “Wow, you are really going deep into your back” and my chest swelled with pride that that was a bad sign. It isn’t the first idiotic thing I have ever done and by far it is not the worst. A saying that we had at my last job was, “for every idiot proof system devised, a new improved idiot will arise and overcome it.” Oh well. So I bring you an empanada that I made last week to use up…

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Smoked Salmon Tarte

It’s the Oscars continued…. Of course, I didn’t stop at just a tray of Dulce de Leche Brownies, though that would have been fine, I continued on to make a smoked salmon tarte that is reminiscent of a tarte flambee.  I admit that I did not feel like messing with making a dough for the crust, so I used puff pastry and the tart still tasted wonderfully crisp and was accented with a beautiful buttery flavor. Perfect for hors d’oeuvres and filling enough for a light lunch or dinner.

Smoked Salmon Tarte

Smoked Salmon Tarte
Smoked Salmon Tarte

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