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Quinoa and Nectarine Slaw salad plus cookbook and lemon napkin

Quinoa and Nectarine Slaw from The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook

This Quinoa and Nectarine Slaw from The Simply Vegetarian Cookbook celebrates the flavor of summer stone fruit but will translate easily to any season of the year.

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Chocolate-covered Matzo with Toasted Nuts and Sea Salt

Whether you celebrate Passover or not, hurry to make this chocolate covered confection. The combination of crispy matzo, crunchy toffee, and rich chocolate topped with nuts and sea salt turns an otherwise bland cracker into a tasty confection that is so simple to make.

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DIY Stuffing Cubes - so easy to make for Thanksgiving - you'll never buy a package at the store again!

DIY Stuffing Cubes — Thanksgiving Basics

DIY Stuffing Cubes – No need to buy pre-made stuffing cubes for Thanksgiving – I’ll teach you to make your own with your favorite spices and types of bread.

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IFBC Olive Oil Tasting

I Came to my Senses … at IFBC

How I came to my senses when I attended a “blind” olive oil tasting at the International Food Blogger’s Conference in Sacramento California.

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A visit to a Watsonville Strawberry Farm with the California Strawberry Commission

Out Standing in the Field

An idyllic day at Miguel Ramos’ Watsonville strawberry farm followed by an all strawberry lunch enjoyed with fellow food bloggers at Ella’s at the Airport, all sponsored by the hard working California Strawberry Commission.

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Apricot Apple Matzo Farfel Kugel

Apricot Apple Matzo Farfel Kugel for Passover

Apricot Apple Matzo Farfel Kugel — A crunchy, tangy, lighter, slightly sweet kugel for your Passover celebration inspired by a 40yr old reader recipe

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Orange Olive Oil Hamantaschen Dough makes the perfect base for any filling you desire in this traditional Purim cookie

Orange Olive Oil Hamantaschen for Purim

No matter what filling you prefer for this traditional 3-sided hamantaschen cookie, this orange-scented olive oil dough will be the perfect wrapper.

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Chocolate Babka baked and ready to devour

Chocolate Babka: Tasting Jerusalem February 2016

Chocolate babka or krantz cake, is a brioche-like chocolate-studded bread that is making a mainstream comeback – in kitchens and bakeries everywhere!

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