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Light, crispy and nutty, Kale Chips are a salty snack made with just three ingredients and minimal effort.
A San Diego version of a classic ice pop. Coconut, sugar, milk, cinnamon and fragrant spiced rum. Yum!
Red Pozole is a flavorful Mexican stew made of pork, ancho chiles and hominy.
Made with vanilla, toasted pecans and potato chips, these salty-sweet confections come in two variations: salted crumble and chocolate dipped.
Dark Chocolate Chile Ice Cream is made with bittersweet chocolate, complex pasilla negro, fragrant vanilla and sweet coffee liqueur. Smooth, flavorful and impossibly creamy.
Maple flavored marshmallows studded with candied bacon are torched till golden, topped with bittersweet chocolate then sandwiched between two graham crackers.
These Homemade Graham Crackers are flavored with cinnamon, dark brown sugar, and honey then topped with turbinado and smoked sea salt.
Crispy bacon, tomato, onion, cilantro, lime and smoked chipotle chiles are mixed with ripe avocado to create a festive dip that is nothing short of scrumptious.
Rice, almonds and canela are steeped overnight then blended into a creamy concoction. Almond Horchata is sweet, smooth and incredibly refreshing.
This wonderfully fragrant vodka can be enjoyed on the rocks with a splash of soda water or mixed into a cocktail. It’s absolute heaven in a Meyer Lemon Drop.
Dark stout beer meets effervescent sparkling wine in this intriguingly simple cocktail. A delicious addition to your New Year’s Eve celebration. Cheers!
These sweet tamales are filled with vanilla roasted pineapple and riesling poached raisins.
Dark, rich, gooey spiced cookies topped with sweet, creamy vanilla frosting. A Holiday treat from The Cookiepiedia.
Chanterelles, king eryngiis, oyster mushrooms and shiitakes are coarsely chopped then cooked with butter, shallots, white wine and heavy cream.
White rum infused with bright, fragrant pink grapefruit.
Fresh green beans are baked with homemade wild mushroom soup then topped with crispy fried shallots. The finished casserole fresh, well balance and 100% worth the extra time.
Bold and comforting, this spiced Turkey Chili has a hearty texture that is oh so satisfying. This soup is a perfect use up for leftover Thanksgiving turkey.
Day 2 of the Sourdough Starter experiment. A starter is a mix of flour & water that houses an active wild yeast culture. Signs of life are visible!
This Pumpkin and Apple Cider Fizz is a seasonal blend of pumpkin puree, vanilla vodka, cider and ginger beer. The cocktail tastes very similar to pumpkin pie.
Moist and decadent, these cream cheese frosting filled pumpkin cookie sandwiches are spiced with comforting ginger, clove & cinnamon.
Simply spiced with toasted cumin, salt & pepper, these Oven Dried Tomatoes have a moist center, crisp edges & a concentrated tomato flavor.
Fresh, fragrant purple basil is muddled then shaken with white rum, lemon and honey. Garnish with a single, "fallen" basil leaf.
This Yucatan-Style Slow-Roasted Pork is rubbed with a tantalizing array of spices including annatto, cumin, allspice, paprika & ground ancho. [video]
Vibrant beets are roasted with poblanos, red onion, olive oil & Worcestershire then finished with lime & cilantro.
Flavored with aromatic ginger simple syrup, this Peach Ginger Sangria is crisp, refreshing and oh so easy to prepare. [Video]
This recipe for Figs with Basil, Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Vinaigrette is sweet, salty, fresh, earthy, spicy and peppery. Super balanced.
Butternut squash is brushed with olive oil, cardamom & allspice then roasted. Finish with lime, chiles, cilantro & a yogurt-tahini dressing.
A mixture of golden watermelon juice and simple syrup produces a smooth sorbet with a clean, crisp flavor.
This Pink Dragon Fruit Soda is made with the juice of a pink dragon fruit, lime juice and simple syrup topped off with a glug or two of effervescent soda water.
The Blackberry Royal is champagne cocktail flavored with a Blackberry Shrub, a mixture of blackberry juice, balsamic vinegar and rosemary.
Shredded zucchini is sauteed with butter, shallot, garlic and thyme until creamy and caramelized.
In this recipe, bold, bright lemon cookie dough bites are mixed into a creamy, almost refreshing Earl Grey ice cream.
A quick caramel made with white sugar and fleur de sel is mixed with eggs, cream, milk and sugar then baked into a rich, creamy custard.
Vibrant peas and beans are tossed with red onion, garlic, red chile, lemon zest and tarragon then dressed in coriander and mustard seed oil.