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Boyus With Spinach and Cheese

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on July 14, 2011

Noni WAter Boyuz #4 054-41-3

Boyus or Boyuz or Boyikus are spinach and cheese filled Sephardic pastry.  I have tried many recipes and I think at least three are archived on this blog in the recipe index.  Last week when I was researching and making strudel I had a thought.  Strudel dough is essentially like philo dough.  Nona says that her mother made her own philo dough for the boyus.  You see where I am going with this.  I made two batches of strudel dough and instead of butter for brushing the dough; I used olive oil for one trial and sunflower oil for the second trial. [click to continue…]

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Passover Mushroom Muffins

March 11, 2010
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My step mother-in-law Granny Laura Dean taught me this recipe for Pesach.  She has since passed away but she was always a wonderful grandmother to my children and a great cook and entertainer. These little dumplings bake in the oven in muffin tins. 

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