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Vanilla Bean Cashew Cream

With all sorts of fruits and berries in season, it’s a time of year when we’ve often found ourselves looking for new recipes to take advantage of a bountiful summer harvest. Looking for a break …

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Cuban Style Black Bean Soup

As the days are getting shorter, the air is getting colder, and here in Seattle the sun is making fewer and fewer public appearances. It can be easy to get lost in the gloomy grey …

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Tofu Salad with Gomasio and Chili Threads

If you’re not a fan of tofu, this salad may convert you. Tofu is a sponge and it takes on any flavor you marinate it in, so the right seasoning can totally transform this healthy …

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El Greco Zucchini Cheddar Muffins

Savory muffins are underrated. While blueberry and lemon poppy seed might make the headlines, cheese, herbs and veggies can work just as well! Our latest recipe yields muffins that are moist, cheesy and almost biscuit …

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Rooibos Banana Bread

Pairing the right drink with your food can make all the difference in the world. Have you ever had a meal where the wine shined and the food tasted better with every sip? That’s what …

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Caraway Eccles Cakes

  These tasty pastries are inspired by Eccles cakes, which take their name from the town in northwestern England. The traditional cakes are made from pastry stuffed with currants, candied citrus peel, and spices. We’ve …

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Sumac Strawberries with Jasmine Pearl Pound Cake

In college, a friend from Azerbaijan first introduced me to Sumac. The deep reddish-purple spice is sour and bright, and makes for a beautiful garnish. Ever since then, I’ve always thought of it as a …

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Caraway Mini Pancakes

Caraway isn’t the first spice that comes to mind when you think about pancakes, but it should be! These Caraway Mini Pancakes are the perfect foundation for sweet and savory toppings like summer fruit and …

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Portuguese Ginjinha

Ginjinha, or Ginja for short, is a liqueur made from an infusion of sour cherries, also called ginja berries. After a friend from Lisbon introduced us to this delicious concoction, we waited almost a year …

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Lavender Ricotta Toast

Lavender is not a “put it on anything” kind of flavor. The bold, heady aroma needs to be harnessed to be enjoyed. You can’t just let it run wild like cumin or garlic. But there …

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Barberry-Caraway Loaf

Baking bread is a delightfully rewarding cooking journey, watching what was once a blob of dough emerge as a warm loaf from the oven. This recipe is great for beginners. It’s easy and doesn’t require …

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Lavender Dulce De Leche

If you’ve never had dulce de leche you’re in for a treat. Making this is as easy as boiling water, but it does require patience. The process takes three hours of monitored boiling followed by …

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Rose Harissa Paste

Ottolenghi fans rejoice! If you can’t find the Rose Harissa Paste that is called for in some of his recipes we’ve got you covered so now you can make your own. We’ve adapted our best …

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Georgian Potato Pancakes

Potato pancakes come in many forms but all need embellishment of some kind, right? They have to be a vehicle for something, and in this case it’s Khmeli Suneli, a traditional Georgian spice blend. With …

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