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Strawberry Salad

I’m always attracted to unusual recipes, but when I read Heidi Swanson’s recipe for Strawberry Salad in her latest cookbook, Near and Far, I thought it verged on the insane side of odd. 332 more words

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Farro & Olive Salad

This farro salad is made with walnuts, bunches of alliums, golden raisins, and juicy olives, all dressed in a sweet and acidic vinaigrette. Easy summer eating at its best.

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Honey Saffron Custard, Rosé-Poached Apricots, Toasted Pine Nut Meringues

One of my favourite parts of cookbooks are the seemingly hidden recipes they often contain. Recipes snug into sidebars or at the back of a book in a chapter called ‘Basics’, ‘Essentials’ or something similar. 982 more words

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Mushroom, Kale, and Tofu Bowl

I love cooking healthy and simple meals served up in a big bowl (less dishes…heck ya!).  One of my favorite weeknight dinner recipes is taken from Heidi Swanson, a Bay Area native and chef.   375 more words

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Film & Food Friday: Notorious

If you couldn’t tell by reading the last two installments of F&FF I have a deep and abiding love of film. I do. Besides my love of cooking and vintiquing my love of film tops ’em both. 998 more words

WALNUT-RAISIN BRAN MUFFINS

Every single time I type raisin it comes as raising instead. Pumpkin more often than not becomes pumpking. You could assume I have issues with words that end with… 497 more words

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Memory, Oblivion, Bananas

Second maybe to joining a gym and getting swole, we’ve observed that “learning to cook and thus eat better/healthier while enjoying life more and saving money” is a supremely popular New Year’s resolution.  483 more words