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Last night I made — well, put the finishing touches on — homemade gazpacho. This is a two-day recipe or, at the very least, one that takes a full day because you’ll want to combine all the ingredients and then let them sit before puréeing them in a food processor. But it’s worth the wait!

This recipe came from a cooking class that a friend and I attended at our local Mon Continue reading


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Wild rice-quinoa-dried cherry pilaf

This is a great fall/winter pilaf with lots of texture and flavor variations. I made this for our Thanksgiving dinner to have something a little different. It was a hit!


For this recipe, you’ll need: 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice; 1 cup mushroom or Continue reading

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Swedish Dreams

I first encountered Swedish Dreams many years ago when I spent a summer in Sweden and took a cooking class with a local chef. They’re delightful cookies for the Christmas season or any time, really, and are wonderful served with coffee or hot tea. And they’re simple to make!


This recipe is a modified Americanized version of the Swedish recipe I still have, with a little less sugar and Continue reading

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