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kitchenkonfidence in San Diego, CA

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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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Cereal milk is flavored with sugar and vanilla, then spiked with a smoky bourbon.  Sweet and smooth, this cocktail is dangerous.

Cereal milk is flavored with sugar and vanilla, then spiked with a smoky bourbon. Sweet and smooth, this cocktail is dangerous.

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Fragrant chunks of crisp, Bartlett pear are tossed with sweet red onion, fiery bits of serrano chile, fresh mint and verdant cilantro.

Fragrant chunks of crisp, Bartlett pear are tossed with sweet red onion, fiery bits of serrano chile, fresh mint and verdant cilantro.

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Consistently delicious, this pulled pork is succulent, smokey and unbelievably tender.  The best part?  It’s so easy.

Consistently delicious, this pulled pork is succulent, smokey and unbelievably tender. The best part? It’s so easy.

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Crisp slices of red onion are marinated in a mixture of citrus juice, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper and allspice until tart and tender.

Crisp slices of red onion are marinated in a mixture of citrus juice, white wine vinegar, salt, pepper and allspice until tart and tender.

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Miniature macaroni shells are cooked in water that

Miniature macaroni shells are cooked in water that's been infused with the flavors of Jack and Gruyère cheese. The mac and cheese is then finished with a silky cauliflower puree.

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Peppery arugula is blended with orange juice, pine nuts, yogurt, ginger and fresh pear.  The finished smoothie is light, bright and packed with flavor. {recipe}

Peppery arugula is blended with orange juice, pine nuts, yogurt, ginger and fresh pear. The finished smoothie is light, bright and packed with flavor. {recipe}

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Made with earthy whole wheat flour, rich dark brown sugar, and chunks of bittersweet chocolate, this skillet cookie is sweet, nutty and wonderfully complex.

Made with earthy whole wheat flour, rich dark brown sugar, and chunks of bittersweet chocolate, this skillet cookie is sweet, nutty and wonderfully complex.

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Made with just 5 ingredients, 5-Minute Chocolate Peppermint Mousse is a rich dessert with melt-in-your-mouth consistency.

Made with just 5 ingredients, 5-Minute Chocolate Peppermint Mousse is a rich dessert with melt-in-your-mouth consistency.

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Tender butternut squash is steeped in vodka until fragrant.  The infusion vodka is then sweetened with a homemade syrup spiced with cinnamon, clove, black pepper, fennel and star anise.

Tender butternut squash is steeped in vodka until fragrant. The infusion vodka is then sweetened with a homemade syrup spiced with cinnamon, clove, black pepper, fennel and star anise.

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Vibrant Persian cucumbers are fermented in a brine flavored with dill, garlic, chile and pepper.  Sour, salty and deliciously effervescent.

Vibrant Persian cucumbers are fermented in a brine flavored with dill, garlic, chile and pepper. Sour, salty and deliciously effervescent.

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Made with Red Bell Pepper Rum, Ginger Syrup, lime, ginger ale, red wine and mint, this colorful cocktail is packed with flavor and aroma.

Made with Red Bell Pepper Rum, Ginger Syrup, lime, ginger ale, red wine and mint, this colorful cocktail is packed with flavor and aroma.

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Succulent roasted shrimp artfully arranged beside a bowl of fiery cocktail sauce flavored with Sriracha, horseradish, Worcestershire, lemon and fish sauce.

Succulent roasted shrimp artfully arranged beside a bowl of fiery cocktail sauce flavored with Sriracha, horseradish, Worcestershire, lemon and fish sauce.

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