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Rock Star Smoothie

My dear friend Sonia has turned me into a smoothie addict. Before her visit to Seattle last month, I hadn’t started my day with a smoothie since high school, when my mom would send me out the door to early

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Rock Star Smoothie

My dear friend Sonia has turned me into a smoothie addict. Before her visit to Seattle last month, I hadn’t started my day with a smoothie since high school, when my mom would send me out the door to early

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Adventures in Vegan Baking: Carrot Cake

When my new Seattle neighbors found out that I love to cook, they asked if they could hire me to make hors d’oeuvres for them. She gave me the lowdown: six people were coming over for hors d’oeuvres before going

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Adventures in Vegan Baking: Carrot Cake

When my new Seattle neighbors found out that I love to cook, they asked if they could hire me to make hors d’oeuvres for them. She gave me the lowdown: six people were coming over for hors d’oeuvres before going

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Warm Your Bones with Sausage, Kale, and Lentil Soup

Is it cold where you are? It’s pretty cold where I am. Over the past couple of weeks here in Seattle we’ve been graced with beautiful blue skies, sparkling views of the surrounding mountains, and bone chillingly cold temperatures. It’s

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Warm Your Bones with Sausage, Kale, and Lentil Soup

Is it cold where you are? It’s pretty cold where I am. Over the past couple of weeks here in Seattle we’ve been graced with beautiful blue skies, sparkling views of the surrounding mountains, and bone chillingly cold temperatures. It’s

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Homemade Caramel Apple Pops

This morning as I sat at my new kitchen table cutting strips of wax paper into squares to wrap caramels,  I realized that I’ve made eight batches of apple cider caramels this fall, each time telling myself that I’ll put

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Homemade Caramel Apple Pops

This morning as I sat at my new kitchen table cutting strips of wax paper into squares to wrap caramels,  I realized that I’ve made eight batches of apple cider caramels this fall, each time telling myself that I’ll put

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My Favorite Salad in Boston

Shortly after finishing my winter of ski-bumming up at Whistler, I used some expiring Jet Blue miles to go back to Boston for two weeks to visit my old friends. I had one priority: dog pile with all of my

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My Favorite Salad in Boston

Shortly after finishing my winter of ski-bumming up at Whistler, I used some expiring Jet Blue miles to go back to Boston for two weeks to visit my old friends. I had one priority: dog pile with all of my