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Sweet potato side dish

Sweet Potato Side Dish with Pomegranate and Red Walnuts

As Thanksgiving draws closer, we’re all trying to put together menus that will entice and satisfy everyone at the table. And that’s where this sweet potato side dish comes in. It’s tasty, colorful, vegetarian, and it can be adapted to be vegan-friendly. Also, it’s versatile enough that it can even take a starring role. This […]

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pan de muerto

Pan de Muerto (Day of the Dead Bread) Recipe

Celebrating Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)?  Here’s your chance to fill your house with the aroma of fresh-baked pan de muerto, or Day of the Dead bread. First, what is this celebration all about? Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is actually a multi-day holiday celebrated throughout Mexico. The […]

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mexican hot chocolate brownies

Mexican Spiced Brownies

It’s the time of year when we all want warm spices and cozy desserts. So what better time to enjoy some Mexican spiced brownies? These brownies are so rich, and so gooey. Plus, they have layers of spices that’ll make you say, “Whoa. Hey! Oh wow!” We decorated these Mexican spiced brownies with a powdered […]

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‘Eat Your Vegetables’ Feast at MB Post

Day in and day out, we hear the urging to “eat your vegetables.” But could an entirely plant-based meal become a multi-course feast at a high-end restaurant? If you thought “no,” think again. Plant-based menus are a growing trend even at the fanciest eateries. And chefs are stretching their creative muscles to create new and […]

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This Italian-style Fioretto cauliflower gets delicious flavor from pine nuts, olives, and sun-dried tomatoes.

Italian-Style Fioretto Cauliflower

If you haven’t seen fioretto cauliflower before, we’d like to introduce you. What is it, exactly? While “regular” cauliflower has a dense head of thick florets, fioretto cauliflower is delicate and flower-y. In fact, it’s literally referred to as “flowering cauliflower.” The taste is slightly sweet and nutty, and the florets are not quite as […]

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black garlic hummus

Halloween With Natural Food Coloring

Picture this: A Halloween feast with natural food coloring. That’s right – as in, treats with colors found in nature, not in shocking food coloring. Even though we’re used to all sorts of wild colors in our Halloween treats, an all-natural Halloween is not as far-fetched as you’d think. Of course you can always stick […]

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teddies apple cake

Teddie’s Apple Cake – An Enduring Tradition

We’ve been eating Teddie’s Apple Cake in my family for years. How many years? 46 to be exact. That’s the number of years ago since Teddie’s Apple Cake was first published in the New York Times. And it’s not just a classic in our family. This cake has stood the test of time for many […]

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