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green goddess

Not Your Grandmother’s Green Goddess Dressing

We remember Green Goddess dressing from our youth. It always sounded so glamorous and ethereal. It was green, thick, and creamy… and if we could make it all over again, would we? Well, we’d do it a little differently. Original Recipe We took up a Green Goddess dressing re-do in response to Hellmann’s Update a […]

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tomato basil

Basil Shortbread Cookie with Tomato Jam Recipe

Tomato jam: Yes, it is a thing, and yes it is delicious. We just tried these Basil Shortbread Cookies with Tomato Jam and we’re in love. It’s like one of our favorite foods jumped off the dinner table and started hanging out at the dessert station.   This recipe is part of the Terranea Life […]

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Camping With the Camp & Cabin Cookbook

If you could go camping with anyone, who would it be? In our case, Laura Bashar of Family Spice would be at the top of the list. Not just because she’s great – she’s the best! – but because she’s the most amazing and creative outdoor cook we know. That’s why her new book, The […]

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Pizza Tutorial at North Italia Restaurant

Most of us eat a lot of pizza, but when do we ever take the time to make it ourselves? Making your own pizza from start to finish can be fun and surprisingly easy. At a recent pizza tutorial hosted by North Italia, in honor of National Pizza Month, we had a chance to brush […]

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Cherry Bourbon Sour, left, and Watermelon Mojito, right, with the Watermelon-Heirloom Tomato Salad at True Food Kitchen

A Plant-Centric Summer Menu at True Food Kitchen

It’s summertime, which means that the chefs at True Food Kitchen are going all-out with the super-fresh, farm-ripened fruits and veggies that are a mainstay of the restaurant’s plant-centric cuisine. Watermelon? Check! (And it comes in red and yellow!). Heirloom tomatoes? Check! (And they’re super-sweet!). Fresh corn? Check! (And of course it’s non-GMO.) We had […]

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Pizza Straight From The Farm

Most kids eat a lot of pizza. But do they ever stop to think about what really goes into making one? Recently we dedicated an entire day to a start-to-finish pizza-making adventure, which began at a farm and ended at a wood-burning oven. Yes, it was an all-day affair. Yes, we probably could have made […]

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