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lispectorflor in Seattle and Brazil

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To go along with this delicious plum cake we made my newest favorite “whipped cream”..lavender mascarpone cream. Seriously, this lavender mascarpone cream is perfect {recipe}

To go along with this delicious plum cake we made my newest favorite “whipped cream”..lavender mascarpone cream. Seriously, this lavender mascarpone cream is perfect {recipe}

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Making ice cream from scratch is one of my all-time favorite kitchen activities for summer. We added to it a crunch with dulce de leche popcorn that was a perfect topping {recipe}

Making ice cream from scratch is one of my all-time favorite kitchen activities for summer. We added to it a crunch with dulce de leche popcorn that was a perfect topping {recipe}

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The mix of fresh peaches and cherries, mixed greens, the spiced pecans and the goat cheese dressing… We ate thanking this beautiful and healthy dish!!

The mix of fresh peaches and cherries, mixed greens, the spiced pecans and the goat cheese dressing… We ate thanking this beautiful and healthy dish!!

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The mix of fresh peaches and cherries, mixed greens, the spiced pecans and the goat cheese dressing… We ate thanking this beautiful and healthy dish!!

The mix of fresh peaches and cherries, mixed greens, the spiced pecans and the goat cheese dressing… We ate thanking this beautiful and healthy dish!!

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Our summer sandwich: meatloaf with peach habanero barbecue sauce.

Our summer sandwich: meatloaf with peach habanero barbecue sauce.

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It’s a great dish to highlight summer fruits and a unique soup to add along with your barbecue menus. Just a reminder that you can make this soup without the lavender liquor.

It’s a great dish to highlight summer fruits and a unique soup to add along with your barbecue menus. Just a reminder that you can make this soup without the lavender liquor.

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Pão-de-queijo is a Brazilian staple that is a cheese puff in a ball shape, chewy, delicious, gluten free  and very addictive.

Pão-de-queijo is a Brazilian staple that is a cheese puff in a ball shape, chewy, delicious, gluten free and very addictive.

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Tips to make the BEST guacamole.

Tips to make the BEST guacamole.

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Organic, easy and inexpensive way to have your own preserved lemons.

Organic, easy and inexpensive way to have your own preserved lemons.

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Welcome warmer weather with this fresh spring recipe, filled with one of our favorites seasonal ingredients: rhubarb.

Welcome warmer weather with this fresh spring recipe, filled with one of our favorites seasonal ingredients: rhubarb.

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Spring has sprung finally, and it’s brought along with it some of the year’s brightest, greenest, and most delicious asparagus. What better way to use these gems than in a colorful, springtime risotto?

Spring has sprung finally, and it’s brought along with it some of the year’s brightest, greenest, and most delicious asparagus. What better way to use these gems than in a colorful, springtime risotto?

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These meatballs was made with three different meats giving them a distinct flavor with this delicious marinara sauce with pancetta that I never had before.

These meatballs was made with three different meats giving them a distinct flavor with this delicious marinara sauce with pancetta that I never had before.

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This sandwich has lots of layers with cucumber, basil, peanut butter slaw and a marinated grilled chicken breast on peanut butter bread.

This sandwich has lots of layers with cucumber, basil, peanut butter slaw and a marinated grilled chicken breast on peanut butter bread.

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I've baked a lot of bran muffins over the years, and was never really happy with any of the recipes I tried. Most of them were too dry... except this one!!!

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Very carrot soup with curried lime creme fraiche and cilantro foam. Pure Spring flavor!

Very carrot soup with curried lime creme fraiche and cilantro foam. Pure Spring flavor!

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The mix of peppery greens, sweet mango and salt from the dressing all went perfectly with the rich duck.  Also, you can make it with chicken or pork. This is a keeper that you HAVE to try!!!

The mix of peppery greens, sweet mango and salt from the dressing all went perfectly with the rich duck. Also, you can make it with chicken or pork. This is a keeper that you HAVE to try!!!

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Here is my favorite bolinho bacalhau (codfish balls) recipe. It is very Brazilian with a Portuguese flair and Norwegian fish.

Here is my favorite bolinho bacalhau (codfish balls) recipe. It is very Brazilian with a Portuguese flair and Norwegian fish.

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Make sure to serve this chicken with a soup spoon because the smoky and sweet broth is to die for!!! So far, this chicken with dates dish has been one of my favorites…

Make sure to serve this chicken with a soup spoon because the smoky and sweet broth is to die for!!! So far, this chicken with dates dish has been one of my favorites…

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We made grilled cheese before with strong cheeses but we never added hot pepper jelly or toasted pecans.

We made grilled cheese before with strong cheeses but we never added hot pepper jelly or toasted pecans.

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“Brazilian churros” are a little bit different from the churros we have here in the US., even in fancy restaurants. I feel that they are too flakey and dry, compared to those in Brazil which are moist inside and crunchy outs

“Brazilian churros” are a little bit different from the churros we have here in the US., even in fancy restaurants. I feel that they are too flakey and dry, compared to those in Brazil which are moist inside and crunchy outs

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It’s a super easy recipe to make that you could have as an appetizer or a light supper!

It’s a super easy recipe to make that you could have as an appetizer or a light supper!

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Smoked trout salad with frisee’, potatoes, celery, apples and horseradish dressing.

Smoked trout salad with frisee’, potatoes, celery, apples and horseradish dressing.

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I have made so many braised short rib dishes and celery root purees over the years that for me it’s super easy.  The thing about this recipe that I loved was the addition of braised celery on top as a garnish {recipe}

I have made so many braised short rib dishes and celery root purees over the years that for me it’s super easy. The thing about this recipe that I loved was the addition of braised celery on top as a garnish {recipe}

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It’s  pumpkin enough, not over powering the traditional flan.

It’s pumpkin enough, not over powering the traditional flan.

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This is seriously the easiest pizza recipe you could imagine. Fall pizza feelings, with apples, prosciutto, gorgonzola cheese, and arugula {recipe}

This is seriously the easiest pizza recipe you could imagine. Fall pizza feelings, with apples, prosciutto, gorgonzola cheese, and arugula {recipe}

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Pumpkin bundt cake shot ! {recipe}

Pumpkin bundt cake shot ! {recipe}

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Fall deliciousness! Gingerbread with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting {recipe}

Fall deliciousness! Gingerbread with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting {recipe}

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The pork tenderloin was stuffed with chanterelle mushrooms and grilled outside.  We served with a fig chutney that was a perfect combination.

The pork tenderloin was stuffed with chanterelle mushrooms and grilled outside. We served with a fig chutney that was a perfect combination.

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I made this typical dish served in restaurants by the beaches in Brazil: shrimp on pineapple gratin. In Brazil this dish is served with farofa and kale.

I made this typical dish served in restaurants by the beaches in Brazil: shrimp on pineapple gratin. In Brazil this dish is served with farofa and kale.

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Brazilian flavors include LOTS of garlic, lime juice, oregano, malagueta peppers (Bahia) and oregano.  Mandioca (also known as Yuca or Cassava) are everywhere. So we use many of these ingredients  when we cook.

Brazilian flavors include LOTS of garlic, lime juice, oregano, malagueta peppers (Bahia) and oregano. Mandioca (also known as Yuca or Cassava) are everywhere. So we use many of these ingredients when we cook.

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This eggplant garlic pasta is simple, fast,  but still elegant enough to be served along with a green salad for any friend or family gathering.

This eggplant garlic pasta is simple, fast, but still elegant enough to be served along with a green salad for any friend or family gathering.

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Raspberry Yogurt Cake. Raspberries are so sweet, delicate and bursting with flavor in any recipe you use them in.

Raspberry Yogurt Cake. Raspberries are so sweet, delicate and bursting with flavor in any recipe you use them in.

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I wanted a combination of a breakfast/dessert bar and had a great idea ~ combination of a dessert bar and added flax seeds and chia seeds to make it something a little different

I wanted a combination of a breakfast/dessert bar and had a great idea ~ combination of a dessert bar and added flax seeds and chia seeds to make it something a little different

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I had a mix of strawberries, blueberries and raspberries and I wanted to use ALL of them.  Of course I looked to see what else we had….buttermilk, lemons, flax seeds and wheat germ..I love to add these added nutrients whenever

I had a mix of strawberries, blueberries and raspberries and I wanted to use ALL of them. Of course I looked to see what else we had….buttermilk, lemons, flax seeds and wheat germ..I love to add these added nutrients whenever

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