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Birth, death, and kid-made chocolate chunk cookies.  A 15-year retrospective.

Birth, death, and kid-made chocolate chunk cookies. A 15-year retrospective.

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The best meals often occur in the most unlikely of places.  This one occurred at Earthbound Farm...

The best meals often occur in the most unlikely of places. This one occurred at Earthbound Farm...

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A story of seahorses, a gala, and coconut chai tea.

A story of seahorses, a gala, and coconut chai tea.

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With 10 minutes, a grill, and some apricots, you

With 10 minutes, a grill, and some apricots, you've got one of the simplest, prettiest desserts ever.

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Take potatoes.  Add buttermilk, olive oil, and salt.  Pile high in a too-small bowl, and you have mashed potatoes with a Bart Simpson

Take potatoes. Add buttermilk, olive oil, and salt. Pile high in a too-small bowl, and you have mashed potatoes with a Bart Simpson 'do.

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A pitter, some cherries, an apron, and a few speckled bananas.  Cake.

A pitter, some cherries, an apron, and a few speckled bananas. Cake.

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A strawberry-rhubarb reunion, 30+ years in the making.

A strawberry-rhubarb reunion, 30+ years in the making.

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Come meet a rice farmer, and feast on this wehani rice salad with a trio of cherries, almonds, and mint

Come meet a rice farmer, and feast on this wehani rice salad with a trio of cherries, almonds, and mint

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Highlights from a lunch at Chez Panisse Cafe, including this bittersweet chocolate pave with amaretto cream.

Highlights from a lunch at Chez Panisse Cafe, including this bittersweet chocolate pave with amaretto cream.

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The life cycle of a blueberry corn muffin, in pictures.

The life cycle of a blueberry corn muffin, in pictures.

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Warm spring vegetables and pistachios bring creamy goat cheese to life, making this an ideal Mother

Warm spring vegetables and pistachios bring creamy goat cheese to life, making this an ideal Mother's Day side.

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This carrot ginger slaw has big, bold flavors and lots of tang, with only 5 ingredients.

This carrot ginger slaw has big, bold flavors and lots of tang, with only 5 ingredients.

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Heat wave?  Find relief with this cool and frothy pineapple batido.

Heat wave? Find relief with this cool and frothy pineapple batido.

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When it comes to maple glazed scones, a 9-year-old

When it comes to maple glazed scones, a 9-year-old's subliminal messaging isn't all that subliminal.

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An almond-ricotta pound cake turns from light and dainty to sultry and luxurious in a matter of hours.

An almond-ricotta pound cake turns from light and dainty to sultry and luxurious in a matter of hours.

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Bust a creative poultry move with an usual but shockingly simple marinade.

Bust a creative poultry move with an usual but shockingly simple marinade.

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Cilantro-lime pesto suits grilled chicken, shrimp, tacos and burritos beautifully.

Cilantro-lime pesto suits grilled chicken, shrimp, tacos and burritos beautifully.

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Passover-appropriate coconut-almond macaroons... for breakfast.

Passover-appropriate coconut-almond macaroons... for breakfast.

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What

What's better than one charoset recipe for Passover? Two: one with apples and cinnamon, the other with dates and orange peel.

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A buttery French triple creme + homemade apricot paste = nearly instant hors d

A buttery French triple creme + homemade apricot paste = nearly instant hors d'oeuvre.

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1 part blogger + 2 parts community = wholesome Medjool date banana muffins, with gratitude

1 part blogger + 2 parts community = wholesome Medjool date banana muffins, with gratitude

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It may be spring, but there

It may be spring, but there's still a chill in the air. How about some beef stew cooked with beer and carrots?

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Hazelnuts shine in these bakery-style chocolate caramel bars.  If I

Hazelnuts shine in these bakery-style chocolate caramel bars. If I'm going down, I'm going down big.

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Take roasted cashews. Take spinach. Whiz together with a few more ingredients to create a mild, creamy spread perfect for the pre-dinner munchies.

Take roasted cashews. Take spinach. Whiz together with a few more ingredients to create a mild, creamy spread perfect for the pre-dinner munchies.

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Interested in the farm-to-cafeteria movement?  Think we deserve fresher fare in our schools and hospitals?  Read on.

Interested in the farm-to-cafeteria movement? Think we deserve fresher fare in our schools and hospitals? Read on.

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The best vegetarian chili you

The best vegetarian chili you'll ever try, with a secret ingredient: wheat berries.

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The cheesiest cauliflower ever.   Think macaroni and cheese, without the macaroni.

The cheesiest cauliflower ever. Think macaroni and cheese, without the macaroni.

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Terrorized by The Shining and boiled carrots of yore, a food writer overcompensates with a silky carrot-leek soup.

Terrorized by The Shining and boiled carrots of yore, a food writer overcompensates with a silky carrot-leek soup.

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Wait, Purim

Wait, Purim's not over yet. If you've never had a hat-shaped cookie filled with poppy seeds, here's your chance.

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Does bran make you think of a constipated grandma?  These cinnamony kabocha squash bran muffins may change your tune.

Does bran make you think of a constipated grandma? These cinnamony kabocha squash bran muffins may change your tune.

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What

What's more American than chocolate chip cookies? Baseball.

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A sandwich perfect for leftover salmon, with a bright, lemony caper-mayo.

A sandwich perfect for leftover salmon, with a bright, lemony caper-mayo.

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With the science evolving by the day, how do we know if wine is good for our health, or not?

With the science evolving by the day, how do we know if wine is good for our health, or not?

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Seeking a granola recipe with less refined sugar?  This agave-sweetened version bursts with apricots, pistachios, and golden raisins...

Seeking a granola recipe with less refined sugar? This agave-sweetened version bursts with apricots, pistachios, and golden raisins...

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