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Cuisines Archives: American

Fig Millet Kale Salad

Fig Millet Kale Salad with California Figs

Figs are a strange and wonderful fruit (although not actually a fruit – more on that in a minute). As fig season draws near, we thought we’d take a look at all things fig. First; it’s a California thing: California produces 100% of the nation’s dried figs and 98% of the fresh figs. California grows […]

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black and white cookies

Classic Deli-Style Black and White Cookies

Feeling nostalgic? Us too. On a rainy late-winter day, there’s nothing like the comfort of baking cookies…cookies that you’ve known since you were a kid. These classic oversized black and white cookies – found in just about every New York deli – fit the bill with a light, cakey body and creamy frosting on top. […]

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ground beet hummus

Ground ‘Beef’ for the Santa Clarita Diet

If you haven’t sunk your teeth into Santa Clarita Diet on Netflix yet, you’re in for something delicious. It’s a delightfully gross comedy that sets grisly zombie antics against the perfect suburban backdrop. In the show, Drew Barrymore plays a Santa Clarita realtor who wakes up one morning to find herself… dead… but otherwise perfectly […]

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orange cake closeup

California Orange Olive Oil Cake

Can we call these the “dog days” of winter? It’s a little dreary outside and the cold has been dragging on for just a little bit too long. Right about now we need just a little spritz of something bright and cheery. Enter the orange: winter’s cheeriest ball of sunshine, becoming ripe and sweet just […]

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lemon bars

Lemony Lemon Bars for Lemony Snicket

If you are interested in blog posts with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other blog. In this blog post, not only is there no happy ending, there is no happy beginning and very few happy things happen in the middle. This is because not many happy things happened in the lives […]

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Golden Corn Chowder

Golden Corn Chowder

2017 – It’s going to be great, right? Right?!?! Yes, of course it will be, especially if you treat yourself to plenty of good, wholesome plant-based food. You can start right now with this vegan Golden Corn Chowder, with ingredients you may already have in your pantry. Why corn chowder? Because it’s such a cheery […]

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