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diningwithdusty in Berkeley, CA

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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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A hearty Finnish-style pasta with salmon and fresh herbs in a Dijon-mustard cream sauce. Inspired by a trip I took last year to Helsinki in the middle of winter.

A hearty Finnish-style pasta with salmon and fresh herbs in a Dijon-mustard cream sauce. Inspired by a trip I took last year to Helsinki in the middle of winter.

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A rich chocolate bundt cake with a toasted coconut cream cheese filling. Chocolate ganache can be drizzled on at your leisure, too!

A rich chocolate bundt cake with a toasted coconut cream cheese filling. Chocolate ganache can be drizzled on at your leisure, too!

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My new favorite cocktail, a Peanut Torito, which combines peanut butter with rum, cinnamon, lime zest and sugar. This really is a peanut butter lover

My new favorite cocktail, a Peanut Torito, which combines peanut butter with rum, cinnamon, lime zest and sugar. This really is a peanut butter lover's cocktail dream come true!

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A vibrantly green soup that combines peas, arugula and a dill-parsley pesto; it

A vibrantly green soup that combines peas, arugula and a dill-parsley pesto; it's the perfect thing to eat to counter the holiday decadence.

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A salty sweet granola that includes apricots, pistachios and coconut flakes. One bite and it

A salty sweet granola that includes apricots, pistachios and coconut flakes. One bite and it's like like you're vacationing in the Mediterranean.White chocolate macadamia nut cookies {recipe}

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A jujube spoon sweet, or the traditional Greek way of preserving fruit. If not eaten on its own with a cool glass of water by its side, spoon sweets make a lovely topping for Greek yogurt. {recipe}

A jujube spoon sweet, or the traditional Greek way of preserving fruit. If not eaten on its own with a cool glass of water by its side, spoon sweets make a lovely topping for Greek yogurt. {recipe}

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A chocolate pecan tart that is more than fit for Thanksgiving with a layer of chocolate hidden between two layers of nuts {recipe}

A chocolate pecan tart that is more than fit for Thanksgiving with a layer of chocolate hidden between two layers of nuts {recipe}

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