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Spring Salad with Fava Beans, Asparagus, Chive and Viola Flowers

July 18, 2015 Dairy free

salad with violas and cherry tomatoes

A fresh salad with spring ingredients: violas, chives, asparagus, fava beans, plus yellow cherry tomatoes.

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Maple Candied Pecans, the Oven Method

June 15, 2015 All Year

maple candied pecans on parchment

Pecans roasted in the oven with maple sugar, salt and demerara sugar.

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Crab Louie

May 6, 2015 Dairy free

Crab Louie salad

A modern tweak of the old-school classic Crab Louie salad.

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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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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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Roasted Orange and Yellow Pepper Gazpacho

July 17, 2014 Dairy free

bowl of Roasted Orange and Yellow Pepper Soup

A cooling and flavorful gazpacho for the height of summer with roasted yellow and orange bell peppers, red onions, and tomato.

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