Monthly Archives: November 2014

Magic Chocolate-Chili-Caramel Cookies

I think these cookies are infused with a little bit of magic because they have an amazing power to make you feel better every single time you taste them. Chewy, spicy, salty, caramelly and chocolately, they hit all the right … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Oatmeal Cookies

While I initially came up with this recipe to satisfy the sweet tooth of a lactose-free friend, these cookies are so delicious they have become a regular in the baking rotation. So many samplers have been surprised to learn that … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Lasagna with mushrooms, leeks and kale

Apparently lasagna’s earliest origins can be found in the culinary cultures of both Ancient Greece and Rome. I grew up eating a spicy hybrid version made with tomato sauce and Polish sausage, switching to a bolognese variety when I started … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Seed Brittle with cardamom

I don’t know about you, but I can only eat so many roasted pumpkin seeds. When I’m carving the jack-0-lantern each year, I initially get excited about the idea of munching on these little snacks. Year after year, however, I … Continue reading

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