Salted Butterscotch Oat Bars

Salted Butterscotch Oat Bars

I remember going to Christmas cookie exchange parties with my mom when I was pretty young. I’ll admit, other than the cookies (of course) it was a pretty boring affair. I always enjoyed the loot that we went home with though; it was fun to get to sample a variety of things without actually having to make 20 different recipes....

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Creamy Almond Brown Rice Pudding

Creamy Almond Brown Rice Pudding

It’s been a while since I talked about our pudding obsession. Our obsession hasn’t gone anywhere, but I don’t want to bombard and overwhelm you with pudding, of all things. That would just be weird....

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Green Pea, Baby Potato, and Cauliflower Curry

Green Pea, Baby Potato, and Cauliflower Curry

When it comes to Indian spice mixes, I have to admit that curry powder typically isn’t on my list of favorites; instead, garam masala spice mix is my much-preferred go-to. (Garam masala makes a perfect dish of Lamb Tikka Masala or Dal Makhani/Butter Lentils!)...

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Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney

You know the appetizers they bring to the table at Indian restaurants – usually papadums (lentil crackers) with dipping sauces and chutneys? When I started craving one of those chutneys and looking forward to it more than my actual meal, I knew I needed to make it at home....

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25 Heirloom Tomato Recipes

25 Heirloom Tomato Recipes

In the collage above, on the left, top to bottom: Sun-Cooked Heirloom Tomato Pasta Sauce from From Away and Roasted Heirloom Salsa from Fork & Beans. On the right, top to bottom: Tomato Salad with Burrata Cheese from The View From Great Island; Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Panzanella Salad from An Edible Mosaic; and Kale and Sausage-Stuffed Heirloom Tomato from Running to the Kitchen. One of my favorite ways to eat a ripe, local tomato in peak season is out-of-hand, just like an apple, except with a salt shaker nearby for an occasional sprinkle....

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50 Fabulous Burger Recipes

50 Fabulous Burger Recipes

In the collage above, on the left, top to bottom: 2 Secrets for the Best Burgers from Oh, Sweet Basil; Red Quinoa and Black Bean Veggie Burgers from The View From Great Island; Asian BBQ Burger with Sriracha Mayo from Flavor Mosaic; and Salmon Burgers with Spicy Hoisin Mayo from Noble Pig. In the collage above, on the right, top to bottom: Cauliflower Lentil Veggie Burger with Spicy Turmeric Aioli from Tasty Yummies; Shrimp Burgers with Scallion Mayo from An Edible Mosaic; and Garden Salad Feta-Stuffed Burgers from Diethood. Everyone who I’ve asked is serving some kind of burger on the 4th of July! This got me […]...

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Double Dark Chocolate Muffins with Almonds and White Chocolate Drizzle

Double Dark Chocolate Muffins with Almonds and White Chocolate Drizzle

A while ago, a friend and I were at Starbucks and she ordered a chocolate muffin. Now, I admit that I’ve sampled a lot of baked goods that Starbucks has to offer, but their chocolate muffins – never! I was intrigued and it looked good, but I resisted ordering it. But it got me thinking that I need to come up with a good recipe for homemade chocolate muffins…...

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