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Fresh Fig and Pistachio Cookies Recipe

It’s fig season here in California, which means you *definitely* need a recipe for fig-pistachio cookies. Sure, we know, all of your friends are eating their fresh figs with melon and prosciutto – and that’s great! – but you want cookies, don’t you? Yes, you do. We couldn’t resist these beautiful California-grown figs at our […]

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chocolate zucchini bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread and Summer Zucchini Excess

Zucchini is one of those garden crops that, if it’s going to succeed, will probably succeed beyond your wildest dreams. In fact, if you know anyone else with a garden, you’re probably getting an offer of free zucchini right around now. Now if you have a bumper crop of zucchini, you’re probably thinking about sauteeing […]

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strawberry tart

Super-Easy Strawberry Tart Recipe

It’s June, and if you’re not eating strawberries… you must be living in the frozen tundra somewhere. Seriously, June is the month of summer and strawberries… and strawberry tarts are among this month’s most iconic foods. Do you need a better reason to make a strawberry tart? We’ve got you covered, with a super-easy strawberry […]

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Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Looking for a vegan and gluten free chocolate cake that everyone can love? Look no further than this Moist Chocolate Cake  from Jill Nussinow’s new cookbook Vegan Under Pressure. (Wait – pressure?!?! That’s right – it’s made in a pressure cooker!) We know that’s a lot of information to process in just a few sentences. […]

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Lemon-Honey Springerle Cookies for Springtime

Springerle: It’s such a spring-y name for what’s traditionally a winter cookie. But we can still make them in springtime, right? (Spoiler alert: Yes, of course.) Springerle cookies are a type of German biscuit-style cookie that are traditionally embossed with an intricate print. They’re usually made at Christmastime, with Christmas-themed designs. We got inspired by […]

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rhubarb cake

Rhubarb Cake, Three Ways

  Now that we’ve had a chance to talk about rhubarb, let’s look at one of the most delicious things you can do with it: Make a rhubarb cake. One of our favorite cakes ever, of course, is Mom’s rhubarb küchen, which is a German fruit cake. Basically, you make a crust, top it with […]

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