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Perfect Cozy Veggie Meal: Roasted Mushroom and Eggplant Bolognese

I feel like eggplant is one of those things that people have a strong love or a strong dislike for … I’ve never met anyone who is ambivalent about the purple nightshade. I’m firmly team let me eat all the eggplant, in case you hadn’t guessed. Like a lot of folks, my first run in with eggplant was fried (looking at you, eggplant parmigiana). Then I discovered French (ratatouille), Greek

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Salty and Sweet: Dipped Clementines

Cooks have always known this simple rule: salt brings out the flavor in things. I’m not talking about over salted snacks that make your mouth run dry and send you searching for water like a man lost in the desert. No, I’m talking about the subtle kiss of salt in dishes, especially sweet dishes, that makes you close your eyes and pause a bit to revel in the bliss of

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Good For You Fall Fuel: Pumpkin Spice Date Energy Balls

Dear reader: sorry, not sorry to give you two date recipes back to back, but look … I’ve got a three-pound bag to get through, mmmkay? I don’t know what it’s been like in your neck of the woods, but here summer came roaring back AFTER we all started pulling our fall wardrobes out. Between our brief flash of fall-like weather and ALL THE PUMPKIN SPICE STUFF LITERALLY EVERYWHERE there

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Not Your Typical Tailgate Food: Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Dates

Over the weekend I bought a ginormous bag of dates at Costco, because hey: dates are yummy, full of fiber, and when you’re packing lunches for the week sometimes you need to switch things up. So, now I’m the proud owner of a three pound bag of dates. #givemeallyourdaterecipes I’ve had exactly two brainwaves about what to do with my bag full of dates: jalapeño popper stuffed dates and Indiana

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Twist on a Classic: Zucchini Carpaccio

Zucchini carpaccio. Be still my heart. This dish, guys: THIS DISH. If I could eat this everyday I would. It’s light. It’s lemon-herby. AND THERE IS CHEESE. I first encountered this delicious dish on my birthday a few weeks ago when I got to hit up one of the restaurants on my list: Olio (which GQ named one of the best restaurants in the most unexpected places); which is in a delightfully

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