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Tofu Teriyaki
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Tofu Teriyaki

Sprouted tofu is the most nutrient-dense option, but unsprouted is an easy replacement if you’re loo…
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Super Crunch Tuna Salad with Pepperoncini
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Super Crunch Tuna Salad with Pepperoncini

We recommend choosing a tuna packed in olive oil, as the fat and protein from the tinned tuna will m…
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Recipe Round-Up | A Memorial Day Menu, the CDS Way
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Recipe Round-Up | A Memorial Day Menu, the CDS Way

It’s a holiday that holds great significance and offers a perfect opportunity to gather with l…
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Soft Scrambled Toasts with Ginger and Avocado
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Soft Scrambled Toasts with Ginger and Avocado

Using a rubber spatula to continually work them in the pan helps control their doneness and ensures…
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Super Healthy Seeded Bread
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Super Healthy Seeded Bread

Our super seed bread comes together in a matter of minutes and is best served thinly sliced and load…
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Brown Butter Snickerdoodles
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Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

Our version calls for brown butter to create a wonderfully full-bodied flavor. Easy to make and even…
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Roasted Branzino with Preserved Lemon Gremolata
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Roasted Branzino with Preserved Lemon Gremolata

Not anymore! Our branzino is crispy, easy-to-make, and, most importantly, delicious. Our preserved l…
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Grilled King Mushroom Salad
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Grilled King Mushroom Salad

The garlic, maple syrup, and parmesan lend the dish a perfectly balanced flavor. Save extra skewered…
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Paper Plane
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Paper Plane

If not, grab some immediately: it’s the liqueur you didn’t know you needed. Paper Planes are one of…
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Spaghetti alle Vongole
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Spaghetti alle Vongole

It’s also not difficult to cook, as long as you’re mindful of a couple of things: first, clams are n…
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Recipe Round-Up | Easy Weeknight Meals
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Recipe Round-Up | Easy Weeknight Meals

Yes, there is–spending all of the hard-earned money from those grueling office days on takeout. Then…
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Grand Aioli
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Grand Aioli

All elements can be prepared swiftly, right before serving, or in advance with no change in quality.…
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Baked Feta and Olives
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Baked Feta and Olives

The briny flavors of the olives contrast perfectly with the creamy feta; but the special is the citr…
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Classic French Onion Soup
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Classic French Onion Soup

The ultimate in comfort food, French onion soup is rooted in a hearty beef broth flavored with onion…
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Recipe Round-Up | An Easter Menu, the CDS Way
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Recipe Round-Up | An Easter Menu, the CDS Way

It’s one of those holidays that involves religious significance and delicious food–and we’re here to…
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Herb-y Roasted Rack of Lamb
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Herb-y Roasted Rack of Lamb

This meal is perfect for dinner and at its best when the lamb is seared before the garlic rub is app…
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Classic Ragu Bolognese
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Classic Ragu Bolognese

It’s aromatic, hearty and comforting. Our version is full of flavor from all of the vegetables, with…
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Mujadara with Homemade Labneh
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Mujadara with Homemade Labneh

To keep the recipe as true to its roots as possible, we recommend slicing the onions lengthwise, ins…
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Salted Almond Granola Bars
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Salted Almond Granola Bars

Luckily, our homemade version is very simple to throw together, and the combination of toasted oats…
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Paneer and Roasted Cauliflower Curry
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Paneer and Roasted Cauliflower Curry

Typically, makhani dishes are red or orange in color thanks to the rich array of spices that are oft…
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Carrot-Parsnip Cake with Rosemary
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Carrot-Parsnip Cake with Rosemary

Just make sure you gently spoon everything into your measuring cups to avoid packing in too much. An…
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Spicy Passion Fruit Cocktail
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Spicy Passion Fruit Cocktail

Most people love a good margarita, but this recipe takes things to the next level by incorporating d…
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Vegan Lentil Soup with Fried Sourdough Toasts
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Vegan Lentil Soup with Fried Sourdough Toasts

This vegan lentil soup is packed with nutrients–but made a bit more indulgent with the addition of o…
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Roasted Salmon with Harissa Yogurt
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Roasted Salmon with Harissa Yogurt

Our top tip: use a center-cut filet–they’re consistently thick, which means they cook through evenly…
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Chicory Caesar Salad
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Chicory Caesar Salad

We couldn’t resist reinventing the wheel when it came to our (and, let’s be honest, everyone else’s)…
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Oven Bone Broth
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Oven Bone Broth

Simply bring the pot up to a simmer and stow away in the oven to let the broth absorb the flavors of…
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Recipe Round-Up | Winter Comfort Food
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Recipe Round-Up | Winter Comfort Food

The sun sets early, it’s cold (and in some cases, snowy, icy, and perilous) in most of the world, an…
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Vegan Tomato-Coconut Soup
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Vegan Tomato-Coconut Soup

The combination of coconut oil and coconut milk brings a double dose of flavor and heft to this brig…
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Valentine’s Day Recipe Round-Up
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Valentine’s Day Recipe Round-Up

Most people either love it, and really go all out, or simply refuse to engage, whether they’re coupl…
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Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine and Cognac
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Braised Short Ribs with Red Wine and Cognac

From the cognac to the thyme, this is the dish to go for when you’re looking for both, depth of flav…
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Coconut Dal with Roasted Eggplant
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Coconut Dal with Roasted Eggplant

Our coconut dal recipe is topped with eggplant. We recommend using the sweeter, smaller Italian vari…
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Turmeric and Lemongrass Chicken Wings with Sesame-Scallion Dipping Sauce
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Turmeric and Lemongrass Chicken Wings with Sesame-Scallion Dipping Sauce

We know it may be hard to believe that these chicken wings are serving up anti-inflammatory benefits…
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Classic Shrimp Cocktail
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Classic Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp is a high-quality, low-calorie clean protein which packs in the omega-3s, among other antioxi…
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Black Tie Chocolate Cake
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Black Tie Chocolate Cake

Our take on the classic chocolate variety is decadent and visually striking thanks to the black coco…
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Mezcal Old Fashioned
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Mezcal Old Fashioned

But we decided to take things to the next level, by replacing the whisky with a mix of mezcal and te…
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One-Bowl Olive Oil Cake
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One-Bowl Olive Oil Cake

Meyer lemons are our favorite fruit to make this with, but feel free to experiment with different fl…
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Easy Gyoza Dumplings
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Easy Gyoza Dumplings

From there, all you need to do is fill and fold, before pan-frying and steaming to finish. No dumpli…
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Pastitsio
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Pastitsio

You can make it the traditional way, by purchasing pastitio pasta (it’s not only the name of the dis…
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Soft Pretzel Bites
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Soft Pretzel Bites

We’ve broken them down into bite sized form, so you can enjoy them with a group or for a week of aft…
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Weeknight Udon Noodle Soup
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Weeknight Udon Noodle Soup

It’s quick, easy, and delicious. If you’re big on meal prep, we applaud you. You can cook the eggs a…
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Vegetarian Chili with Pickled Red Onion
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Vegetarian Chili with Pickled Red Onion

Our special touch here is thinly-sliced red onion, pickled simply with a squeeze of lime, which yiel…
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Soupe au Pistou
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Soupe au Pistou

Called soupe au pistou, this is France’s nut-free take on pesto, brimming with basil, garlic, pepper…
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Moules Marinière
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Moules Marinière

To keep things eco-friendly and eliminate the prospect of gritty, sandy meat, we recommend seeking o…
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Spiced Morning Buns
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Spiced Morning Buns

The secret to their unique, addictive flavor? Cardamom, with a bit of freshly ground black pepper to…
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Ashley Brooke’s Perfect Martini
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Ashley Brooke’s Perfect Martini

Much like us, friend of Casa de Suna Ashley Brooke knows a thing or two about hosting. And when we a…
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Creamy Baba Ganoush
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Creamy Baba Ganoush

Simply roast the eggplant in a high-heat oven to soften it before moving onto the next few steps and…
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Hazelnut and Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies
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Hazelnut and Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

Fresh cranberries and clementines make this recipe’s flavors pop, but if you can’t get your hands on…
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Chocolate Yule Log
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Chocolate Yule Log

And we believe a yearly yule log, or bûche de Nöel, should be part of everyone’s holiday ritual. The…
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Miso Butter and Tahini Glazed Roasted Chicken
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Miso Butter and Tahini Glazed Roasted Chicken

The chicken soaks up both the creamy, nutty flavors of the tahini and the umami of the miso to creat…
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4 Cocktails to Get You in the Holiday Spirit
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4 Cocktails to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

And since we love all-things entertaining, we always prioritize learning a new signature cocktail ea…
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Charred Lemon Hot Toddy
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Charred Lemon Hot Toddy

And when you get a hint of the charred lemon wedges in our hot toddy, you’ll understand why. It only…
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Creamy Mushroom Pasta
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Creamy Mushroom Pasta

Combine them with lemon, onions, and thyme and pour it over a tubular pasta like fiorelli or mafaldo…
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Buttered Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts
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Buttered Brussels Sprouts with Hazelnuts

Buy pre-roasted, skinless hazelnuts to speed up the process, and be sure to reserve extra for servin…
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Winter Squash and Pear Salad
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Winter Squash and Pear Salad

Served alongside tangy Bartlett pears, tossed with a peppery dressing, and topped with walnuts, peco…
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Buttermilk Cornbread with Sage
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Buttermilk Cornbread with Sage

A few other tips and tricks for perfecting this Southern treat? Corn flour–not cornstarch. Enjoy!
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Harissa-Rubbed Halloumi with Hot Honey and Lime
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Harissa-Rubbed Halloumi with Hot Honey and Lime

And there’s hardly a better combination than our easy homemade hot honey and harissa, to make this C…
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Lemon and Almond Green Beans
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Lemon and Almond Green Beans

Our take on the vegetable contrasts sweet shallots and salty garlic with zippy lemon and earthy toas…
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The Dietary Restriction-Friendly Thanksgiving Table
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The Dietary Restriction-Friendly Thanksgiving Table

And we think that’s great–it means people are taking their health into their own hands and figuring…
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Fall Football? Bring Out the Apps
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Fall Football? Bring Out the Apps

It’s the perfect excuse to hang guilt-free on the couch for 3+ hours. (We’re not even complaining th…
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Classic Pumpkin Pie with Maple Cream
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Classic Pumpkin Pie with Maple Cream

Sorry, we had to. Be sure to top it off with our homemade maple cream; it brings a delicious wintry…
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Browned Butter and Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
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Browned Butter and Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Be sure to quickly dry off your potatoes in the pot after cooking to help evaporate any excess water…
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Pea Dip with Ricotta and Tender Herbs
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Pea Dip with Ricotta and Tender Herbs

Its key ingredient, frozen peas, is a year-round staple that’s both affordable and nutrient-dense. T…
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Pumpkin Muffins
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Pumpkin Muffins

This is a great way to use up any extra puree you may have on hand, and if you want to change things…
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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Croutons
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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Croutons

The combination of cremini, shitake, and oyster mushrooms creates a wonderfully creamy consistency a…
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Boulangerie-Style Pork Shoulder Sandwiches
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Boulangerie-Style Pork Shoulder Sandwiches

Served on a fresh baguette with Dijon mustard and thinly sliced cornichons, the first bite will tran…
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Everything Bagel – Spiced Dutch Baby with Smoked Salmon
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Everything Bagel – Spiced Dutch Baby with Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon, sliced red onion, dill, capers, and chives are a nod to Nordic breakfasts, while the…
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Apple Fritter Doughnuts
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Apple Fritter Doughnuts

Though this preparation method seems unconventional, trust the process! Everything will come togethe…
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Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal
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Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal

And we’ve found a way to make the summertime dessert staple healthy, delicious, and versatile enough…
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Vegan Pesto Alla Trapanese
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Vegan Pesto Alla Trapanese

And we’ve got the secret for the perfect vegan pesto: fresh breadcrumbs. They lend a silky texture t…
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Caramelized Shallot Dip
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Caramelized Shallot Dip

Our recipe keeps things light and refreshing by swapping sour cream for greek yogurt, while shallots…
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Red Plum Pavlova with Spiced Cream
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Red Plum Pavlova with Spiced Cream

Don’t worry about a perfect shaping, the swoops from a spoon will lend a beautiful structural textur…
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Sesame Shrimp Skewer with Red Thai Dipping Sauce
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Sesame Shrimp Skewer with Red Thai Dipping Sauce

Easy to eat during animated conversations with a drink in hand, they’ll enhance–rather than disrupt–…
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Pitcher Palomas
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Pitcher Palomas

Tart from the grapefruit juice with a hint of sweetness from the agave, it’ll keep you cool on a sum…
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Ultimate Breakfast Bowl
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Ultimate Breakfast Bowl

For the crispiest hash possible, we cook grated potatoes rösti-style in a pan, then break them up in…
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Tomato Tart with Whipped Goat Cheese
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Tomato Tart with Whipped Goat Cheese

Don’t be daunted by homemade dough. All you need is a rolling pin and a bench scraper to create the…
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Banoffee Pie
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Banoffee Pie

If you’re tight on time, you can use store-bought, but if you have a few hours to spare, it’s worth…
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Saucy Barbecue Chicken
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Saucy Barbecue Chicken

Our recipe makes the perfect amount to lacquer onto your poultry for a delightfully sticky texture a…
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Peach, Ginger and Pistachio Galette
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Peach, Ginger and Pistachio Galette

It’s easy enough to make and still extremely elevated. Perfect for fall weekends, this fragrant dess…
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Green Soba Noodles with Ginger Miso Dressing
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Green Soba Noodles with Ginger Miso Dressing

Cha soba, an even healthier counterpart, are infused with antioxidant powerhouse green tea. But don’…
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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Herbed Ricotta Tartine
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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Herbed Ricotta Tartine

Buying the best sourdough you can find and making your own ricotta (using our surprisingly simple re…
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Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Sandwiches
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Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Sandwiches

Though the 1 tbsp portions of dough may seem small, we promise they’ll spread into the perfect size.…
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Cucumber Basil Smash
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Cucumber Basil Smash

Fresh basil balances out the hydrating cucumber, and if you’re looking for a little extra kick, gree…
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Morning Crisp with Yogurt Whipped Cream
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Morning Crisp with Yogurt Whipped Cream

The crisp topping is held together by a delectable mix of honey and cinnamon, and feels truly decade…
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Elderflower Gin and Tonic
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Elderflower Gin and Tonic

Serving a gin & tonic with lemon, instead of lime, is our favorite trick for truly bringing out…
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Crispy Fried Cod with Cider Vinegar Mayo
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Crispy Fried Cod with Cider Vinegar Mayo

Our recipe calls for sprinkling the seasoning directly on the fish for maximum flavor, and is finish…
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The Easiest Everyday Salad
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The Easiest Everyday Salad

It’s the perfect pairing for almost any weeknight main, but top it with protein and – voilà…
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Strawberry Crumb Cake
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Strawberry Crumb Cake

This tender and delicious crumb cake is the perfect way to ensure they’re put to good use. While a s…
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Lobster Rolls with Homemade Mayonnaise
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Lobster Rolls with Homemade Mayonnaise

Our lobster rolls are served Maine-style, lightly coated in a homemade mayonnaise and topped with he…
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Blueberry Upside Down Cake
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Blueberry Upside Down Cake

It’s quick and easy to make, and the blueberries keep the cake tasting moist. Plus, the hero ingredi…
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Cherry Tomato Focaccia
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Cherry Tomato Focaccia

The soft, no-knead dough rises while you preheat the oven! Prefer a more flavourful dough? Refrigera…
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Creamy Lemon Basil Pasta with Lemon Parmesan Crumbles
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Creamy Lemon Basil Pasta with Lemon Parmesan Crumbles

Using shallot instead of onion helps provide a sweet balance to the pleasant acidity, and the heft o…
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Triple Chocolate Cookies with Tahini & Salt
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Triple Chocolate Cookies with Tahini & Salt

Tahini and almond flour work together to keep the cookies dense and moist, and we’ll bake in thin pi…
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Grilled Steak with Brown Butter, Heirloom Tomatoes and Basil
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Grilled Steak with Brown Butter, Heirloom Tomatoes and Basil

We love to serve it with slices of grilled sourdough bread to add a bit more substance. And, we alwa…
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Roasted Cauliflower Wedges with Pomegranate and Hazelnuts
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Roasted Cauliflower Wedges with Pomegranate and Hazelnuts

But pairing it with tart, refreshing pomegranate, and earthy hazelnut brings a flavorful combination…
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3 Mocktail Recipes that Will Have You Rethinking Alcohol
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3 Mocktail Recipes that Will Have You Rethinking Alcohol

It’s the ideal way to feel festive, fun, or fancy – without any of the regrettable after effects. Pl…
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Chicken, Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew with Dill Pesto
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Chicken, Kale and Cannellini Bean Stew with Dill Pesto

Our secret weapon is the cipollini onion, a small and underrated Italian onion that brings out a sub…
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Marinated Tomato and Chickpea Salad
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Marinated Tomato and Chickpea Salad

Once marinated, combine them with chickpeas and parsley for a protein-packed side salad you’ll crave…
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Easy Herb French Fries
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Easy Herb French Fries

Hearty herbs and garlic cloves infuse the cold fry-cooking oil with their flavour and also become a…
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Beefsteak Tomatoes with Ginger Miso Dressing and Nori
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Beefsteak Tomatoes with Ginger Miso Dressing and Nori

Guaranteed to pack an umami punch, serve this as an appetizer or side dish whenever you have guests…
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Fig and Cocoa Nib Granola
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Fig and Cocoa Nib Granola

Our solution? This make-ahead granola that comes together in a matter of minutes. It’s delicious spo…
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Family-Style Arctic Char Fish Tacos with Pickled Red Onions and Jalapeños
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Family-Style Arctic Char Fish Tacos with Pickled Red Onions and Jalapeños

This recipe can handle a crowd—and if you meal prep before, it makes for a stress-free serving. We l…
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Kale and Rice Cakes with Dipping Sauce
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Kale and Rice Cakes with Dipping Sauce

You can make the cake dough a day ahead and keep it in the refrigerator. Although the recipe calls f…
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Roasted Tomato Quinoa Salad
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Roasted Tomato Quinoa Salad

It’s perfect for serving alongside proteins like chicken, fish, or steaks.
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Dill & Yogurt-Dressed Grilled Salmon
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Dill & Yogurt-Dressed Grilled Salmon

Easy to prep and to cook, the full-fat Greek yogurt and fresh chopped dill lend a moist, herbaceous…
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Zucchini and Asparagus Fritters with Herbed Goat Cheese
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Zucchini and Asparagus Fritters with Herbed Goat Cheese

Whether you’re hosting brunch with the girls or bringing hors d’oeuvre to a luncheon, these fritters…
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Roasted Root Vegetable Toss
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Roasted Root Vegetable Toss

Our recipe calls for large beets, sweet potatoes, gold potatoes, and carrots, for a vibrant, vitamin…
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Pecan, Pepita and Coconut Clusters
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Pecan, Pepita and Coconut Clusters

Be sure to make them on a day with low humidity and store in an airtight container to ensure they cr…
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French Celery Root and Garlic Soup with Herb Toast
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French Celery Root and Garlic Soup with Herb Toast

Our twist is centered in celery root, instead of the usual egg yolk and olive oil mixture, which can…
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Crunchy Cabbage Peanut Slaw
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Crunchy Cabbage Peanut Slaw

Creamy peanut butter and zesty lime juice pair perfectly for signature Southeast Asian flavor. Make…
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