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Spiced Tofu Katsu.  Tofu breaded and fried katsu-style, spiced with shichimi togarashi.

Spiced Tofu Katsu. Tofu breaded and fried katsu-style, spiced with shichimi togarashi.

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Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter.  A one-pot brownie recipe from Alice Medrich, do you think these are the best brownies ever?

Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter. A one-pot brownie recipe from Alice Medrich, do you think these are the best brownies ever?

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Citrus Palmiers, also known as Elephant Ears.  A classic recipe, brightened up with citrus, for a cookie that bakes into the shape of a heart.

Citrus Palmiers, also known as Elephant Ears. A classic recipe, brightened up with citrus, for a cookie that bakes into the shape of a heart.

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Swedish Cinnamon Butterhorns, or Kanelbullar.  The Scandinavian cousin of the American cinnamon roll.

Swedish Cinnamon Butterhorns, or Kanelbullar. The Scandinavian cousin of the American cinnamon roll.

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Smoked Gouda, Bacon, and Apple Melt.  Perfect for the weekend!

Smoked Gouda, Bacon, and Apple Melt. Perfect for the weekend!

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Celebrating my birthday with an Old-Fashioned Birthday Cake!

Celebrating my birthday with an Old-Fashioned Birthday Cake!

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Blackberry and Raspberry frozen yogurt, made using Chobani Greek Yogurt, topped with lemon sugar and lavender cream.

Blackberry and Raspberry frozen yogurt, made using Chobani Greek Yogurt, topped with lemon sugar and lavender cream.

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Spicy Ginger Citrus Cocktail, inspired by a drink from Cantina in San Francisco.  Paired with a recipe for kale chips.

Spicy Ginger Citrus Cocktail, inspired by a drink from Cantina in San Francisco. Paired with a recipe for kale chips.

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Mediterranean pasta with charred tomatoes, kalamata olives, and cilantro.  Quick and easy, and a unique

Mediterranean pasta with charred tomatoes, kalamata olives, and cilantro. Quick and easy, and a unique 'sauce' made with hummus.

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Grapefruit Margarita, a twist on a traditional margarita using Cocktail Grapefruits.

Grapefruit Margarita, a twist on a traditional margarita using Cocktail Grapefruits.

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Pea tendrils are versatile and delicious and a sure sign of spring.  Have you tried them?

Pea tendrils are versatile and delicious and a sure sign of spring. Have you tried them?

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Blood orange and pomegranate cupcake, topped with pomegranate glaze and a candied blood orange.

Blood orange and pomegranate cupcake, topped with pomegranate glaze and a candied blood orange.

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Rich, dense Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart.  Perfect for Valentine

Rich, dense Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart. Perfect for Valentine's Day or any day.

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My Mom

My Mom's Easiest Chicken Barley Chili. Perfect for a potluck with friends or a weeknight family dinner, it is easy, quick, and healthy.

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Whole Grain Animal Crackers, with wheat and flax.  The perfect fun and healthy treat for kids.

Whole Grain Animal Crackers, with wheat and flax. The perfect fun and healthy treat for kids.

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I re-tested the recipe for Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip cookies to make it even easier.  Now you have no excuse not to make these!

I re-tested the recipe for Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip cookies to make it even easier. Now you have no excuse not to make these!

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Lemon-Garlic Kale Pasta.  An easy weeknight meal using Dinosaur Kale and Lemon-Garlic infused oil.

Lemon-Garlic Kale Pasta. An easy weeknight meal using Dinosaur Kale and Lemon-Garlic infused oil.

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Best Italian Flatbread

Best Italian Flatbread

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How to make Homemade Hummus from dried chickpeas.  A recipe for sharing with family and friends.

How to make Homemade Hummus from dried chickpeas. A recipe for sharing with family and friends.

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My grandma

My grandma's recipe for German Spritz Cookies, or Spritzgebackenes. My favorite Christmas cookie.

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Pumpkin Sandwich Bread, topped with chopped pecans.  Perfect for a Thanksgiving leftover turkey sandwich.

Pumpkin Sandwich Bread, topped with chopped pecans. Perfect for a Thanksgiving leftover turkey sandwich.

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Homemade Pumpkin Bread, used to make Pumpkin Bread Pudding topped with Butter Rum Glaze and Cinnamon Whipped Cream.

Homemade Pumpkin Bread, used to make Pumpkin Bread Pudding topped with Butter Rum Glaze and Cinnamon Whipped Cream.

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My mom

My mom's Thanksgiving Cranberry Relish, my favorite.

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Pomegranate and Persimmon Salad, a perfect, colorful salad for Thanksgiving, plus a bonus video showing an easy way to remove pomegranate seeds without mess.

Pomegranate and Persimmon Salad, a perfect, colorful salad for Thanksgiving, plus a bonus video showing an easy way to remove pomegranate seeds without mess.

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Homemade Ladyfingers, and a Pomegranate Charlotte, with an instructional

Homemade Ladyfingers, and a Pomegranate Charlotte, with an instructional 'how-to' video for both. A perfect dessert for the holidays.

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Spiced Pear and Cranberry Pocket Pies.  From a delicious picnic menu, this is the perfect hand-held dessert for fall or Thanksgiving.

Spiced Pear and Cranberry Pocket Pies. From a delicious picnic menu, this is the perfect hand-held dessert for fall or Thanksgiving.

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Sopressata and Provolone Italian Pressed Sandwiches.  Part of a whole meal from a picnic at the Presidio.

Sopressata and Provolone Italian Pressed Sandwiches. Part of a whole meal from a picnic at the Presidio.

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Bacon and Brie Piadina, with Balsamic Fig and Onion Marmalade.

Bacon and Brie Piadina, with Balsamic Fig and Onion Marmalade.

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Rocky Road Ice Cream, with Homemade Marshmallows

Rocky Road Ice Cream, with Homemade Marshmallows

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Homemade Marshmallows and Graham Crackers with a step-by-step photo tutorial.  Perfect for s

Homemade Marshmallows and Graham Crackers with a step-by-step photo tutorial. Perfect for s'mores or the holidays.

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Tom Yum Goong with Homemade Nam Prik Pao.  Also known as Hot and Sour Soup with Prawns, and Roasted Chile Paste.  An authentic Thai dish.

Tom Yum Goong with Homemade Nam Prik Pao. Also known as Hot and Sour Soup with Prawns, and Roasted Chile Paste. An authentic Thai dish.

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Pickled Watermelon Rind, the perfect way to stretch out the end of summer.

Pickled Watermelon Rind, the perfect way to stretch out the end of summer.

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From Ad Hoc at Home, Thomas Keller

From Ad Hoc at Home, Thomas Keller's sweet creamed corn.

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Dense, dark chocolate ice cream, made with dark chocolate, dutch process cocoa, and a touch of instant coffee.

Dense, dark chocolate ice cream, made with dark chocolate, dutch process cocoa, and a touch of instant coffee.

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