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Chanterelles, king eryngiis, oyster mushrooms and shiitakes are coarsely chopped then cooked with butter, shallots, white wine and heavy cream.

Chanterelles, king eryngiis, oyster mushrooms and shiitakes are coarsely chopped then cooked with butter, shallots, white wine and heavy cream.

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White rum infused with bright, fragrant pink grapefruit.

White rum infused with bright, fragrant pink grapefruit.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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!

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!

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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.

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.

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Moist and decadent, these cream cheese frosting filled pumpkin cookie sandwiches are spiced with comforting ginger, clove & cinnamon.

Moist and decadent, these cream cheese frosting filled pumpkin cookie sandwiches are spiced with comforting ginger, clove & cinnamon.

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Simply spiced with toasted cumin, salt & pepper, these Oven Dried Tomatoes have a moist center, crisp edges & a concentrated tomato flavor.

Simply spiced with toasted cumin, salt & pepper, these Oven Dried Tomatoes have a moist center, crisp edges & a concentrated tomato flavor.

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Fresh, fragrant purple basil is muddled then shaken with white rum, lemon and honey.  Garnish with a single, "fallen" basil leaf.

Fresh, fragrant purple basil is muddled then shaken with white rum, lemon and honey. Garnish with a single, "fallen" basil leaf.

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This Yucatan-Style Slow-Roasted Pork is rubbed with a tantalizing array of spices including annatto, cumin, allspice, paprika & ground ancho. [video]

This Yucatan-Style Slow-Roasted Pork is rubbed with a tantalizing array of spices including annatto, cumin, allspice, paprika & ground ancho. [video]

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Vibrant beets are roasted with poblanos, red onion, olive oil & Worcestershire then finished with lime & cilantro.

Vibrant beets are roasted with poblanos, red onion, olive oil & Worcestershire then finished with lime & cilantro.

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Flavored with aromatic ginger simple syrup, this Peach Ginger Sangria is crisp, refreshing and oh so easy to prepare. [Video]

Flavored with aromatic ginger simple syrup, this Peach Ginger Sangria is crisp, refreshing and oh so easy to prepare. [Video]

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This recipe for Figs with Basil, Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Vinaigrette is sweet, salty, fresh, earthy, spicy and peppery. Super balanced.

This recipe for Figs with Basil, Goat Cheese and Pomegranate Vinaigrette is sweet, salty, fresh, earthy, spicy and peppery. Super balanced.

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Butternut squash is brushed with olive oil, cardamom & allspice then roasted. Finish with lime, chiles, cilantro & a yogurt-tahini dressing.

Butternut squash is brushed with olive oil, cardamom & allspice then roasted. Finish with lime, chiles, cilantro & a yogurt-tahini dressing.

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A mixture of golden watermelon juice and simple syrup produces a smooth sorbet with a clean, crisp flavor.

A mixture of golden watermelon juice and simple syrup produces a smooth sorbet with a clean, crisp flavor.

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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.

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.

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The Blackberry Royal is champagne cocktail flavored with a Blackberry Shrub, a mixture of blackberry juice, balsamic vinegar and rosemary.

The Blackberry Royal is champagne cocktail flavored with a Blackberry Shrub, a mixture of blackberry juice, balsamic vinegar and rosemary.

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Shredded zucchini is sauteed with butter, shallot, garlic and thyme until creamy and caramelized.

Shredded zucchini is sauteed with butter, shallot, garlic and thyme until creamy and caramelized.

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In this recipe, bold, bright lemon cookie dough bites are mixed into a creamy, almost refreshing Earl Grey ice cream.

In this recipe, bold, bright lemon cookie dough bites are mixed into a creamy, almost refreshing Earl Grey ice cream.

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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.

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.

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Vibrant peas and beans are tossed with red onion, garlic, red chile, lemon zest and tarragon then dressed in coriander and mustard seed oil.

Vibrant peas and beans are tossed with red onion, garlic, red chile, lemon zest and tarragon then dressed in coriander and mustard seed oil.

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This Fennel Infused Vodka features fennel bulbs steeped for several days in vodka. The final infusion tastes of fresh, fragrant licorice.

This Fennel Infused Vodka features fennel bulbs steeped for several days in vodka. The final infusion tastes of fresh, fragrant licorice.

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Full flavored beef tri-tip is marinated in a bold blend of dark beer, pomegranate molasses, garlic and crushed red pepper.

Full flavored beef tri-tip is marinated in a bold blend of dark beer, pomegranate molasses, garlic and crushed red pepper.

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Flavored with light rum, lemon zest and vanilla, this Baby Apricot Clafoutis is a versatile dessert that comes together with minimal effort.

Flavored with light rum, lemon zest and vanilla, this Baby Apricot Clafoutis is a versatile dessert that comes together with minimal effort.

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This recipe for Bacon Jam Hand Pies features rich, savory bacon jam encased in light, flaky pastry.

This recipe for Bacon Jam Hand Pies features rich, savory bacon jam encased in light, flaky pastry.

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This Summer Salad with Vanilla Vinaigrette features shaved zucchini & carrot atop crisp greens dressed in olive oil, lemon juice & pure vanilla extract.

This Summer Salad with Vanilla Vinaigrette features shaved zucchini & carrot atop crisp greens dressed in olive oil, lemon juice & pure vanilla extract.

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The Strawberry Letter 22 is a carbonated cocktail made with white rum, root liqueur, lime juice, simple syrup and strawberry puree.

The Strawberry Letter 22 is a carbonated cocktail made with white rum, root liqueur, lime juice, simple syrup and strawberry puree.

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Rich, creamy Goat Cheese Ice Cream is perfectly accented by crunchy pops of salted bread crumb and sweet, tangy balsamic strawberries.

Rich, creamy Goat Cheese Ice Cream is perfectly accented by crunchy pops of salted bread crumb and sweet, tangy balsamic strawberries.

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Mixed nuts are sprinkled with a flavorful blend of spices then roasted till golden and fragrant. Finish by tossing with some drool-inducing sugared bacon.

Mixed nuts are sprinkled with a flavorful blend of spices then roasted till golden and fragrant. Finish by tossing with some drool-inducing sugared bacon.

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Romesco is bold Spanish sauce made of peppers, hazelnuts, almonds, tomatoes, garlic and a smokey-hot blend of spices.

Romesco is bold Spanish sauce made of peppers, hazelnuts, almonds, tomatoes, garlic and a smokey-hot blend of spices.

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Juicy watermelon is blended with fresh, fragrant basil, bright lime juice, water and sweet agave nectar.  A refreshing concoction perfect for a warm summer day.

Juicy watermelon is blended with fresh, fragrant basil, bright lime juice, water and sweet agave nectar. A refreshing concoction perfect for a warm summer day.

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Creamy mayo is blended with tangy dill pickles, salty capers, fresh parsley, minced garlic and lemon juice to make The BEST Tartar Sauce.

Creamy mayo is blended with tangy dill pickles, salty capers, fresh parsley, minced garlic and lemon juice to make The BEST Tartar Sauce.

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Fresh watermelon and raspberries are blended into a vibrant mix of pomegranate juice, mint, lime juice and sugar.

Fresh watermelon and raspberries are blended into a vibrant mix of pomegranate juice, mint, lime juice and sugar.

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A perfect balance of sweet and tart, the Blueberry Hill cocktail has a deliciously complex flavor and a crisp, light-as-air texture.

A perfect balance of sweet and tart, the Blueberry Hill cocktail has a deliciously complex flavor and a crisp, light-as-air texture.

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