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A warming, spiced and celebratory aerated chai from Afghanistan

A warming, spiced and celebratory aerated chai from Afghanistan

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A way to overcome your squash fatigue: butternut squash pizza with gorgonzola and gremolata

A way to overcome your squash fatigue: butternut squash pizza with gorgonzola and gremolata

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Watergate Cake with Impeachment Frosting, a pistachio cake with pistachio frosting from the 1970s; just think of it as the cake for a new political era {recipe}

Watergate Cake with Impeachment Frosting, a pistachio cake with pistachio frosting from the 1970s; just think of it as the cake for a new political era {recipe}

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An apple lover

An apple lover's dream, this cake has both grated apple and apple butter and is topped with a walnut oil glaze.

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A green tea (matcha) pavlova with kinako (roasted soybean flour) sprinkled on top--just the thing to celebrate a 33rd birthday.

A green tea (matcha) pavlova with kinako (roasted soybean flour) sprinkled on top--just the thing to celebrate a 33rd birthday.

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A thick conserva made of peaches and almonds that is flavored with sweet Marsala wine.

A thick conserva made of peaches and almonds that is flavored with sweet Marsala wine.

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A moist and tender-crumbed apple ricotta cake that

A moist and tender-crumbed apple ricotta cake that's as easy as can be!

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A fragrant and colorful Greek stew of okra, chicken and tomatoes

A fragrant and colorful Greek stew of okra, chicken and tomatoes

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Musings on a summer of travel and the pleasures of home, with a recipe for rye buttermilk cakes

Musings on a summer of travel and the pleasures of home, with a recipe for rye buttermilk cakes

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A hearty summer salad with sorghum, roasted beets, basil, arugula, goat cheese and pine nuts--perfect for a picnic!

A hearty summer salad with sorghum, roasted beets, basil, arugula, goat cheese and pine nuts--perfect for a picnic!

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Thoughts on five years of blogging and a recipe for gluten-free oatmeal cookie ice cream sandwiches!

Thoughts on five years of blogging and a recipe for gluten-free oatmeal cookie ice cream sandwiches!

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A simple French lentil soup with sorrel pesto that embodies spring

A simple French lentil soup with sorrel pesto that embodies spring

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A semolina dessert that comes together easily and that represents the best of humble Greek fare

A semolina dessert that comes together easily and that represents the best of humble Greek fare

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A family recipe for chicken braised in apple cider vinegar with garlic and rosemary.

A family recipe for chicken braised in apple cider vinegar with garlic and rosemary.

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A gluten-free chiffon cake made with rice flour and topped with a pomegranate molasses and mascarpone frosting {recipe}

A gluten-free chiffon cake made with rice flour and topped with a pomegranate molasses and mascarpone frosting {recipe}

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A Greek fig elixir from the Ionian island of Lefkada

A Greek fig elixir from the Ionian island of Lefkada

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A casserole fit for the Thanksgiving table:  roasted cranberries and squash, sautéed kale, farro, topped with a sage Béchamel.

A casserole fit for the Thanksgiving table: roasted cranberries and squash, sautéed kale, farro, topped with a sage Béchamel.

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Almond butter chocolate chip cookies that are crisp, flavorful and gluten free.

Almond butter chocolate chip cookies that are crisp, flavorful and gluten free.

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Saving the Season with Kevin West: fancy strawberry jam with cinnamon, star anise and Pinot Noir {recipe}

Saving the Season with Kevin West: fancy strawberry jam with cinnamon, star anise and Pinot Noir {recipe}

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A reason to preserve spring in a jar: agrodolce (sour and sweet) spring onions with herbs, raisins, mustard seeds and a red chili pepper {recipe}

A reason to preserve spring in a jar: agrodolce (sour and sweet) spring onions with herbs, raisins, mustard seeds and a red chili pepper {recipe}

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{recipe} Yeasted bliny from Anya von Bremzen

{recipe} Yeasted bliny from Anya von Bremzen's "Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking" and memories of my time in Russia

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Kashmiri chai combines green tea, cardamom, saffron, cinnamon and sugar with ground almonds; it

Kashmiri chai combines green tea, cardamom, saffron, cinnamon and sugar with ground almonds; it's spicy and earthy with a hint of creaminess.

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Persian-style butternut squash, a fall meal with a summer sensibility

Persian-style butternut squash, a fall meal with a summer sensibility

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A flavorful and hearty Tunisian chard soup with chickpeas and harissa that will spice up your table

A flavorful and hearty Tunisian chard soup with chickpeas and harissa that will spice up your table

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Red seedless grapes make for a beautiful fall galette

Red seedless grapes make for a beautiful fall galette

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Apples, dates and onions make for a chutney worthy of any Thanksgiving table.

Apples, dates and onions make for a chutney worthy of any Thanksgiving table.

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{recipe} A classic Chinese dish, Peng

{recipe} A classic Chinese dish, Peng's Home-Style Bean Curd is comfort food at its best.

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{recipe} Celebrate fall with a German Apple Cake with nutmeg and crystallized ginger.

{recipe} Celebrate fall with a German Apple Cake with nutmeg and crystallized ginger.

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For a refreshing summer drink that will make the heat more bearable, try a watermelon mint shrub! I tried this on a recent trip to Greece and was smitten.

For a refreshing summer drink that will make the heat more bearable, try a watermelon mint shrub! I tried this on a recent trip to Greece and was smitten.

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{recipe} A Hawaiian take on a traditional Japanese sweet, Butter mochi is a cake made of sweet rice flour. With the help of butter, coconut milk and evaporated milk, it becomes a gooey cake.

{recipe} A Hawaiian take on a traditional Japanese sweet, Butter mochi is a cake made of sweet rice flour. With the help of butter, coconut milk and evaporated milk, it becomes a gooey cake.

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Rhubarb goes Greek with this compote-like treat of stewed fruit with a rose and cardamom scented syrup

Rhubarb goes Greek with this compote-like treat of stewed fruit with a rose and cardamom scented syrup

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A salad that celebrates the best of spring: sweet strawberries, tangy rhubarb and zesty arugula. To top it off, there are chopped pistachios and a mint-infused Balsamic vinaigrette.

A salad that celebrates the best of spring: sweet strawberries, tangy rhubarb and zesty arugula. To top it off, there are chopped pistachios and a mint-infused Balsamic vinaigrette.

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A Persian treat, Majoon (or Date Smoothie), is perfect for either breakfast or a snack. It

A Persian treat, Majoon (or Date Smoothie), is perfect for either breakfast or a snack. It's both sweet and, thanks to a topping of toasted nuts, wonderfully crunchy.

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Inspired by a description of a treat found in Berlin, this poppy seed studded ice cream tastes of both spring and of all that is to come.

Inspired by a description of a treat found in Berlin, this poppy seed studded ice cream tastes of both spring and of all that is to come.

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