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{recipe} Gnarled shreds of lacinato kale are tossed in a bright dressing made of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, black pepper, crushed red pepper, and grated Parmesan cheese.

{recipe} Gnarled shreds of lacinato kale are tossed in a bright dressing made of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, black pepper, crushed red pepper, and grated Parmesan cheese.

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{recipe} Celebrate Pi Day with this Rye Pecan Pie!

{recipe} Celebrate Pi Day with this Rye Pecan Pie!

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{recipe} Petite fingerling potatoes are tossed with whole garlic cloves, olive oil, and several sprigs of rosemary, thyme and sage, then roasted in a parchment packet until tender and just golden.

{recipe} Petite fingerling potatoes are tossed with whole garlic cloves, olive oil, and several sprigs of rosemary, thyme and sage, then roasted in a parchment packet until tender and just golden.

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{recipe} Ruby red and glistening slices of blood orange cozy up with spiced carrots and fennel, salty olive bits, and wispy fennel fronds in a tangle of peppery arugula.

{recipe} Ruby red and glistening slices of blood orange cozy up with spiced carrots and fennel, salty olive bits, and wispy fennel fronds in a tangle of peppery arugula.

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{video + recipe} Rich and silky, this easy homemade hollandaise comes together in a matter of moments.  No whisking required.

{video + recipe} Rich and silky, this easy homemade hollandaise comes together in a matter of moments. No whisking required.

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A vibrant mix of red, pink and yellow, this Beet and Turnip Gratin is equally tasty and beautiful.  Perfect for Valentine

A vibrant mix of red, pink and yellow, this Beet and Turnip Gratin is equally tasty and beautiful. Perfect for Valentine's Day!

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Light and silky, this Coeur à la Crème is flavored with Meyer lemon and vanilla, and served with a vibrant Raspberry Sauce.

Light and silky, this Coeur à la Crème is flavored with Meyer lemon and vanilla, and served with a vibrant Raspberry Sauce.

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Pepitas are toasted in a dry pan, then hit with fresh lime juice, kosher salt, and chile powder. The resulting snack is spicy, salty and incredibly tangy.

Pepitas are toasted in a dry pan, then hit with fresh lime juice, kosher salt, and chile powder. The resulting snack is spicy, salty and incredibly tangy.

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A detailed method that results in perfect hard-boiled eggs each and every time.  Process recently featured on Lifehacker!

A detailed method that results in perfect hard-boiled eggs each and every time. Process recently featured on Lifehacker!

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Tender potato dumplings flecked with bits of browned butter, red pepper confetti, Parmesan cheese and crispy fried sage leaves.

Tender potato dumplings flecked with bits of browned butter, red pepper confetti, Parmesan cheese and crispy fried sage leaves.

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{recipe} Chia seeds are soaked in almond milk flavored with honey, vanilla and Meyer lemon zest, then topped with flaked coconut, crystallized ginger, and toasted pistachios.

{recipe} Chia seeds are soaked in almond milk flavored with honey, vanilla and Meyer lemon zest, then topped with flaked coconut, crystallized ginger, and toasted pistachios.

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{recipe} Share your favorite salad recipe plus get my recipe for an easy Sherry Vinaigrette.

{recipe} Share your favorite salad recipe plus get my recipe for an easy Sherry Vinaigrette.

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This cabbage and fennel condiment is flavored with green onion, garlic, ginger, chile and fennel seed.  Spicy, sour, salty kimchi in under 45 minutes.

This cabbage and fennel condiment is flavored with green onion, garlic, ginger, chile and fennel seed. Spicy, sour, salty kimchi in under 45 minutes.

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Beef short ribs are seared until golden brown then braised in a liquid flavored with onion, carrot, garlic, rosemary and Zinfandel wine. {recipe}

Beef short ribs are seared until golden brown then braised in a liquid flavored with onion, carrot, garlic, rosemary and Zinfandel wine. {recipe}

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Any easy champagne cocktail  {recipe}

Any easy champagne cocktail {recipe}

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In this recipe for Pickled Quince, slices of peeled quince are simmered in a bath of apple cider vinegar, cane sugar, juniper, black peppercorn and fresh bay leaf.

In this recipe for Pickled Quince, slices of peeled quince are simmered in a bath of apple cider vinegar, cane sugar, juniper, black peppercorn and fresh bay leaf.

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Tart and sweet, this vibrantly hued Cranberry Sorbet is flavored with fresh lemon and orange zest, and Grand Marnier.

Tart and sweet, this vibrantly hued Cranberry Sorbet is flavored with fresh lemon and orange zest, and Grand Marnier.

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{recipe} A mix of shredded brussels sprouts and radicchio is tossed with a sweet-tart dressing made of apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, lemon, & mustard.

{recipe} A mix of shredded brussels sprouts and radicchio is tossed with a sweet-tart dressing made of apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, lemon, & mustard.

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Heads of garlic are slow roasted in olive oil with thyme and toasted black peppercorns until tender and fragrant.  This Roasted Garlic Oil is a staple in my pantry.

Heads of garlic are slow roasted in olive oil with thyme and toasted black peppercorns until tender and fragrant. This Roasted Garlic Oil is a staple in my pantry.

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{recipe} A healthy and delicious Kale and Bacon Frittata.

{recipe} A healthy and delicious Kale and Bacon Frittata.

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Vanilla ice cream is blended with homemade bourbon caramel sauce, bourbon, espresso and leftover Halloween candy, then topped with whipped cream and sea salt.

Vanilla ice cream is blended with homemade bourbon caramel sauce, bourbon, espresso and leftover Halloween candy, then topped with whipped cream and sea salt.

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{recipe} Bacon Tostilocos, a Mexican street food snack, is made by topping chips with bacon, tamarind candies, Japanese peanuts, jicama, quick pickled, lime, chamoy, hot sauce and cilantro.

{recipe} Bacon Tostilocos, a Mexican street food snack, is made by topping chips with bacon, tamarind candies, Japanese peanuts, jicama, quick pickled, lime, chamoy, hot sauce and cilantro.

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{recipe} Sweet, herbaceous fennel is roasted until tender and fragrant, then added to cubes of rich avocado along with crisp, tart apple, lime juice, jalapeno, and cilantro.

{recipe} Sweet, herbaceous fennel is roasted until tender and fragrant, then added to cubes of rich avocado along with crisp, tart apple, lime juice, jalapeno, and cilantro.

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{recipe} Flank steak is marinated in olive oil, lemon, garlic, cumin, & sumac, then broiled until slightly charred. Slices of tender meat are then topped with arugula, scallion, parsley & feta.

{recipe} Flank steak is marinated in olive oil, lemon, garlic, cumin, & sumac, then broiled until slightly charred. Slices of tender meat are then topped with arugula, scallion, parsley & feta.

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{recipe} This easy skillet cake is made with brown butter, melting ripe peaches, and a streusel topping of brown sugar and pecans.

{recipe} This easy skillet cake is made with brown butter, melting ripe peaches, and a streusel topping of brown sugar and pecans.

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{recipe} This version of Hop, Skip and Go Naked is made with IPA, grapefruit juice, lemon vodka, and homemade lemon-lime syrup.  It’s crisp, colorful, and wonderfully bitter.

{recipe} This version of Hop, Skip and Go Naked is made with IPA, grapefruit juice, lemon vodka, and homemade lemon-lime syrup. It’s crisp, colorful, and wonderfully bitter.

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{recipe} Juicy wedges of ripe heirloom tomato are scattered across a landscape of vibrant watermelon, then topped with chopped chive, fresh basil and a creamy feta dressing.

{recipe} Juicy wedges of ripe heirloom tomato are scattered across a landscape of vibrant watermelon, then topped with chopped chive, fresh basil and a creamy feta dressing.

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Sweet, grassy squash is sauteed with olive oil, lemon and rosemary, then arranged atop a garlic-rubbed, ricotta-slathered slice of baguette.

Sweet, grassy squash is sauteed with olive oil, lemon and rosemary, then arranged atop a garlic-rubbed, ricotta-slathered slice of baguette.

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House-infused hickory smoke bourbon is mixed with a fragrant grilled peach puree, sultry maple syrup, bright lime juice, and a few dashes of angostura bitters.

House-infused hickory smoke bourbon is mixed with a fragrant grilled peach puree, sultry maple syrup, bright lime juice, and a few dashes of angostura bitters.

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Freshly blended pineapple is flavored with an Aleppo chile, lime, and citrusy tequila.  After a short while in the ice cream maker, this flavorful puree is transformed into scoopable sunshine.

Freshly blended pineapple is flavored with an Aleppo chile, lime, and citrusy tequila. After a short while in the ice cream maker, this flavorful puree is transformed into scoopable sunshine.

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Avocado Caesar Salad features hand-torn hearts of romaine tossed in an avocado caesar dressing, golden crisp crostini, and paper-thin shards of salty Parmesan.

Avocado Caesar Salad features hand-torn hearts of romaine tossed in an avocado caesar dressing, golden crisp crostini, and paper-thin shards of salty Parmesan.

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Sweet, salty and wonderfully complex, this Tamarind Trail Mix is flavored with cayenne pepper, cumin, coriander, honey, brown sugar, tomato and tamarind.

Sweet, salty and wonderfully complex, this Tamarind Trail Mix is flavored with cayenne pepper, cumin, coriander, honey, brown sugar, tomato and tamarind.

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Kale is marinated in a dressing of honey, lime, fish sauce, garlic and chile, then wrapped up with a fresh mix of carrot, cucumber, avocado, mint and cilantro.

Kale is marinated in a dressing of honey, lime, fish sauce, garlic and chile, then wrapped up with a fresh mix of carrot, cucumber, avocado, mint and cilantro.

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A rustic, free-form tart made of peaches, nectarines, apricots and cherries tossed with ginger, vanilla and several spoonfuls of glistening white sugar.

A rustic, free-form tart made of peaches, nectarines, apricots and cherries tossed with ginger, vanilla and several spoonfuls of glistening white sugar.

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