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Memorable Father’s Day Martinis

Some of our father figures are known for their no-nonsense attitudes while other times their wit is endless. Either way, we’ve got a martini for him! For practical, no-nonsense Dad, we polished a classic Gibson …

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Tea Picnic

This post is for those of us who like the crusts cut off. The extra effort and attention that goes into making these beautiful tea sandwiches shows in every detail — the sweet shapes, the …

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Kashmiri Curry Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Why not, especially these hearty, healthy and nutritious bars. Packed with coconut oil, chia seeds, quinoa and…white beans. Yes, these contain pureed white beans for that extra boost of protein to get …

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Rosemary Cottage Cheese Cookies

Rosemary Cottage Cheese Cookies

Vintage cookbooks offer up some curiously great recipes and this one from the 1930’s is no exception. Cottage cheese cookies are an intriguing prospect and in this case grandma DID know best- the resulting dough …

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Qalat Daqqa Chocolate “Kielbasa”

This recipe was inspired by the chocolate kielbasa in Kachka, a cookbook from the Portland, Oregon restaurant of the same name. We first tried it at a Tom Douglas Cookbook Socials and were instantly taken …

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Mahlab Cherry Almond Balls

Mahlab Cherry Almond Balls

Mahlab, a spice derived from the pit of the Mediterranean St. Lucie cherry, tastes strongly of cherry and bitter almond, with more elusive floral and vanilla notes. In our search for a cookie that would …

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Baharat Chewy Molasses Cookies

Baharat Chewy Molasses Cookies

Molasses cookies are such a treat. Delightfully moist and delightfully chewy, there’s no other cookie quite like them. You’ll find a wide range of recipes for these sweet and spicy snacks, containing ingredients ranging from …

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Fig Ras El Hanout Claufoutis

Fig Ras el Hanout Clafoutis

The spicy aromas wafting out of our storefront next to Pike Place Market bring in all sorts of curious noses off the street. There’s no one spice that exactly mimics that unique scent, but Ras …

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Date Bars

Advieh Date Bars

Dates deserve more credit! They have a rich, fruity taste, similar to a raisin, with a honey or caramel sweetness. It’s a versatile flavor, making them fantastic in all sorts of food. Growing up, I …

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Vanilla Bean Cream

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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Golden Milk

Golden Milk

Golden Milk is a delightful warm, spiced beverage often sipped before bed for its healing properties. The key ingredients are milk and turmeric, and from there variations abound! Most begin with a non-dairy milk and …

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Summer Fruit Papillotes and Lavender Ice Cream (Papillotes de fruits de l’ete et glace a la lavande)

Food is considered by the French to be one of life’s greatest pleasures, and author Béatrice Peltre celebrates that with her beautiful blog and cookbooks. In her latest cookbook, My French Family Table, she definitely …

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Baked Quince

The World Spice Cookbook Club is taking a trip through the varied cuisines of Eastern Europe this month… our selection for September is Mamushka: Recipes from Ukraine and Eastern Europe, by Olia Hercules! For more …

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cherry ice cream

Tasmanian Cherry Ice Cream

Summer: Too many eggs in the coop + an early bumper-crop of cherries + a fresh shipment of Tasmanian Pepperberries = Ice cream party!!!! This is an awesome flavor combination, sweet cherries pair perfectly with …

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