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Cranberry Relish

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Every family has it’s own Thanksgiving customs, and one of my family’s traditions comes straight from another family – NPR commentator Susan Stamberg. Every year, Susan tells the story of her mother-in-law’s cranberry relish, and every year, it’s on our … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chai Bread

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It’s obviously the season of pumpkin, and Streusel and I would be remiss if we didn’t spend some time here on the blog acknowledging the gourd and all it’s greatness. As a pumpkin-enjoyer (vs. pumpkin lover), I set out to … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Noodle Stir-fry

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As an avid follower of The Real Food Dieticians, they recently introduced me to butternut squash noodles from The Veggie Noodle Co.  Both the beets and butternut squash noodles were available at my neighborhood Sprouts.  I couldn’t resist trying the butternut squash noodles … Continue reading

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Triple C Clusters

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When it comes to airplane snacks or snacks in general, next to cashews, my next favorite snack is chocolate.  I recently went to my favorite spice store, Savory Spice, and was inspired to make some cashew clusters with a twist, … Continue reading

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Dukkah Cashews

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Strudel and I are getting excited!  At the end of this month, we will be meeting up in Sacramento for this year’s International Food Blogger Conference.  The IFBC (not to be confused with the International Fungal Biology Conference) is a weekend … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Zucchini

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It’s possible this is my most non-recipe recipe I’ve put on the blog, but this zucchini “technique” is by far my favorite way to prep the veggie and how we eat it most frequently. When I told Brandon it was … Continue reading

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Molasses Cashew Bars

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I love Molasses.  I didn’t know how much I loved molasses until I made Amish Shoofly Cake.  Due to my love for molasses I later adapted the cake into cookies.  As I thought about a bar recipe to make this … Continue reading

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Chewy Granola Bars

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 Making my own granola bars has never really been on my radar – I don’t eat them often, so why would I make my own? But in chatting with my lovely and thoughtful and smart pal Amy a few weeks … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rose Syrup

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 Seltzer is my drink of choice, and a few years back we got a Soda Stream, which meant that my pantry was able to morph from looking like a seltzer bottle storage area into a space that actually held food. … Continue reading

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Johnny Jump Up Spring Rolls

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Strudel and I thought it would be fun to create recipes with edible flowers this month!  It’s warming up quickly here in Denver and I was craving something cool and refreshing.  I found this article very helpful in learning how … Continue reading

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