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Black Garlic Pumpkin Hummus

It’s getting closer and closer to October 31 and we just can’t resist making more Halloween-themed food. Our friends over at Frieda’s Specialty Produce sent us a bunch of spooky foods including rambutan and Buddha’s hand citron, but the black garlic was the most mysterious. Why is it black? What does it taste like? And […]

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Ode to Hummus

Oh hummus how I love you so/ So many foods with which you go/ So many ways to make you mine/ At this moment I see nine. Clockwise from top: Carrot, black sesame seed, broccoli, black garbanzo bean, pumpkin, spinach, black bean, plain, tomato. Basic Hummus Recipe 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (chick peas), drained, with 1/4 […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Scuffins

When is a muffin not a muffin? When it’s a scuffin, of course. A scuffin is defined as a cross between a scone and a muffin — and beyond that it’s wide open to interpretation. Some people like to make their scuffins like muffins (soft, cake-like texture) that are in scone shape. Others prefer their […]

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Fun Food Saturday: Pop Tarts

Homemade versions of Pop Tarts are popping out all over the place these days. First we saw this great feature story on make-your-own toaster pastries (we’ll call them that so we don’t step on any trademarking toes) in the L.A.Times food section. Their featured variety has a French-style almond paste – quite a step up […]

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Thanksgiving for Kids

Is there any other holiday in this country that is more centrally focused on food and family? Not that we can think of, just from glancing at the calendar. Problem is, there’s a lot of build-up. You spend all day working on the big meal, and getting ready for the relatives. By the time the […]

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Friday Food News Feed: Nov. 19

Let’s start this week with a call to action. Will the lame-duck Congress finally move on the Child Nutrition Act? Maybe, if you tell them so. Follow this link from Time for Lunch (a project of Slow Food USA) to contact your representatives. The Child Nutrition Act is a federal law that comes up for reauthorization […]

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