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A romantic Valentine’s Day dinner: duck breast with balsamic grape sauce

For a romantic Valentine’s Day, why not treat your sweetheart to an out-of-the ordinary home-cooked dinner? Pin It

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Simple spinach pesto recipe

This winter pesto recipe uses spinach and has no nuts or Parmesan cheese.

Sweeten your food naturally with date puree

Did you know you can use pureed dates as a substitute for maple syrup, honey or refined sugar? Pin It

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A flavorful dip or spread: roasted carrot hummus

This nontraditional hummus is made with roasted carrots and tahini (sesame paste) but without the usual garbanzo beans. Pin It

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How to make your own ghee

It’s easy to make your own ghee (also known as clarified butter). Here are simple instructions.

Refrigerator pickles recipe, and a pickle memory

This summer was my first time making pickles. It was necessary; cucumbers kept arriving each week in our CSA (community-supported […]

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Grilled whole chicken with mustard-date barbecue sauce

Nothing says summer like barbecued chicken on the grill! Pin It

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Avocado mayonnaise (no-egg!)

For anyone who loves mayonnaise but can’t tolerate eggs, here is an easy recipe for mayonnaise made with avocado. It’s […]

Strawberry salsa two ways

You’re familiar with fresh, sweet strawberries for dessert, but did you know they pair nicely with savory dishes? Pin It

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Dairy-free homemade ranch dressing recipe

This homemade ranch dressing has rich, delicious flavor and is dairy-free. For an even more wonderful dressing, use homemade mayonnaise.

Favorite homemade mayonnaise has Meyer lemon juice and light olive oil

Some of our most common convenience foods are close (or not-so-close) versions of their homemade counterparts. Pin It

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Have a sweet but low-sugar Valentine’s Day

When you think of romantic Valentine’s Day food, your first thought might be of chocolate. I never believed Valentine’s was […]

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