Recipes

Artichoke Roasted Hazelnut Dip

March 28, 2015 All Year

roasted hazelnut artichoke dip

This artichoke roasted hazelnut dip is inspired by one of the homemade spreads at Purple Cafe. I had the pleasure of dining there last week with my family when two of my boys’ spring breaks coincided for one brief but lovely weekend. I split the batch and made half with

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Pavlova with Raspberry Cream

March 24, 2015 Dessert

My first pavlova! A light, gluten-free dessert: basically a giant merengue topped with whipped cream, and in this case, raspberries and blackberries.

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Sage Apple Quinoa Stuffed Squash

January 10, 2015 Dairy free

squash stuffed with sage, apple, and quinoa and topped with toasted sage leaves

Squash stuffed with sage, apple, and quinoa, topped with toasted squash seeds.

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Vegetarian Onion Gravy

December 25, 2014 All Year

vegetarian gravy

Vegetarian onion gravy made with caramelized onions and a bit of miso.

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Homemade Vegan Irish Cream

December 9, 2014 Dairy free

vegan irish cream

A delicious homemade vegan Irish cream for the holidays.

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Rosemary Lemon Roasted Figs

November 7, 2014 Dairy free

roasted figs with mascarpone cheese

Figs roasted with rosemary, lemon, madeira, and honey.

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Watermelon Tarragon Cocktail or Agua Fresca

October 13, 2014 Dairy free

watermelon tarragon cocktail or mocktail

A refreshing watermelon tarragon cocktail or mocktail.

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Arugula Salad with Roasted Grapes, Goat Cheese, and Candied Hazelnuts

September 6, 2014 Fall

Fresh green arugula salad with mild goat cheese, candied hazelnuts, and roasted grapes

An arugula salad for summer or fall with roasted grapes, fresh mild goat cheese, and candied hazelnuts.

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Okroshka

August 16, 2014 Gluten free

okroshka with cucumber, potato, radish, and avocado

A cold summer soup, okroshka, with kefir, potatoes, cucumbers, and hard-boiled eggs, plus fresh dill and parsley.

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Smokey Baked Yellow Eye Beans with Bourbon

August 10, 2014 All Year

vegetarian baked beans

Vegetarian baked beans that are smokey and flavorful.

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