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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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A golden round of puff pastry is filled with a tangy goat cheese custard and 40 cloves of garlic caramelized in a mixture of balsamic vinegar, thyme & rosemary.

A golden round of puff pastry is filled with a tangy goat cheese custard and 40 cloves of garlic caramelized in a mixture of balsamic vinegar, thyme & rosemary.

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Onion, carrot, garlic and tomato are cooked under pressure until the flavors melt together, forming a vibrant marinara sauce.

Onion, carrot, garlic and tomato are cooked under pressure until the flavors melt together, forming a vibrant marinara sauce.

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Made with heirloom tomato, basil, watermelon, vodka and lime, Summer Crush is a cocktail you could easily enjoy after a day spent at the beach.

Made with heirloom tomato, basil, watermelon, vodka and lime, Summer Crush is a cocktail you could easily enjoy after a day spent at the beach.

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A review of Puesto in La Jolla plus a recipe for a Red Michelada.

A review of Puesto in La Jolla plus a recipe for a Red Michelada.

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This homemade, sweet-tart Coconut Yogurt is paleo-friendly and made with just two ingredients.

This homemade, sweet-tart Coconut Yogurt is paleo-friendly and made with just two ingredients.

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{recipe} Pulled pork is encased in corn masa, then steamed until light and tender. Accompanying the tamal is a corn salsa spiked with red onion, serrano and cilantro.

{recipe} Pulled pork is encased in corn masa, then steamed until light and tender. Accompanying the tamal is a corn salsa spiked with red onion, serrano and cilantro.

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{recipe} Imagine a stack of pancakes that

{recipe} Imagine a stack of pancakes that's been doused with warm butter and maple syrup, then topped with a melty, toasted marshmallow. That's what this tastes like.

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Freshly popped corn is tossed with marcona almonds, crispy bacon, smoked sea salt and cayenne pepper, then drowned in a rich, deeply-hued caramel.

Freshly popped corn is tossed with marcona almonds, crispy bacon, smoked sea salt and cayenne pepper, then drowned in a rich, deeply-hued caramel.

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Made with just three ingredients, this marmalade has an intense sweetness balanced by bitter slices of citrus peel.

Made with just three ingredients, this marmalade has an intense sweetness balanced by bitter slices of citrus peel.

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Here's a simple process for grinding meat at home that only requires a freezer and a food processor!

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This Green Soup is made with deeply caramelized onions, swiss chard, spinach, homemade chicken stock, lemon and cayenne pepper.  This soup has no cream or milk mixed in yet it’s still incredibly creamy.

This Green Soup is made with deeply caramelized onions, swiss chard, spinach, homemade chicken stock, lemon and cayenne pepper. This soup has no cream or milk mixed in yet it’s still incredibly creamy.

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Chicken Larb, a Thai minced meat salad, is made with ground chicken and a boat-load of flavor-packed goodies.

Chicken Larb, a Thai minced meat salad, is made with ground chicken and a boat-load of flavor-packed goodies.

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Marinated flank steak broiled until rare is sliced over a salad of mixed greens, red onion and watermelon radish.  The plate is then finished with a vibrant cilantro-lime vinaigrette.

Marinated flank steak broiled until rare is sliced over a salad of mixed greens, red onion and watermelon radish. The plate is then finished with a vibrant cilantro-lime vinaigrette.

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Make Crème Fraîche with just 2 ingredients and minimal effort.  Cheap, easy and so yum.

Make Crème Fraîche with just 2 ingredients and minimal effort. Cheap, easy and so yum.

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Held together with smooth almond butter, these glossy bites are made with ground almond, dates, vanilla and cinnamon.

Held together with smooth almond butter, these glossy bites are made with ground almond, dates, vanilla and cinnamon.

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Almonds, pepitas, sunflower seeds and flaxseeds are blended with almond milk, bananas, honey, vanilla, almond butter and ground turmeric.

Almonds, pepitas, sunflower seeds and flaxseeds are blended with almond milk, bananas, honey, vanilla, almond butter and ground turmeric.

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Golden rounds of orange and cardamom scented pastry are drizzled with glaze made of orange juice, confectioners

Golden rounds of orange and cardamom scented pastry are drizzled with glaze made of orange juice, confectioners' sugar and freshly ground cardamom seed.

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Tender pulled chicken is simmered in an aromatic sauce with sweet potatoes and butternut squash.   This soup is Paleo-friendly.

Tender pulled chicken is simmered in an aromatic sauce with sweet potatoes and butternut squash. This soup is Paleo-friendly.

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Cool salad greens are tossed in a bright dressing made with spicy serrano, pressed lemon, citrusy cilantro and pungent green garlic.

Cool salad greens are tossed in a bright dressing made with spicy serrano, pressed lemon, citrusy cilantro and pungent green garlic.

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A combination of several recipes for Paleo creamer, this Date Creamer is sweet, fragrant and wonderfully unctuous.

A combination of several recipes for Paleo creamer, this Date Creamer is sweet, fragrant and wonderfully unctuous.

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Studded with flecks of stewed rhubarb, these ginger-scented cakes are topped with vibrant rhubarb-lemon buttercream frosting.

Studded with flecks of stewed rhubarb, these ginger-scented cakes are topped with vibrant rhubarb-lemon buttercream frosting.

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