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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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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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How to Eat This Adorable Sourdough Without Crying

Is that a weird title? You’ll have to follow me for a second to get where I’m going with it. No, the sourdough isn’t made of onions. But in all honesty, you might feel a pang of guilt enjoying this delightful snack and it’s all Disneyland’s fault. Did I lose you? You aren’t the only one. Let me explain myself. Please do. One of my favorite characters in movie history

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Peanut Butter Banana Dog (and People) Treats

These are technically dog treats. Technically. But they’re also people treats. THEY ARE TOO. Four ingredients (well, six if you decorate your people treats with chocolate and fluer de sel) that’s it, four ingredients and you get to have some amazing treats for your four-legged friends or, well, yourself (no judgment here, I have been snacking on these treats ALL day long … WUT?). Before you feed these yummies to

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Caramel Popcorn

I have FEELINGS about caramel popcorn; warm, gooey, sweet feelings. I think the obsession started with Cracker Jacks. I have a vague memory of being on a swing-set somewhere on a cool fall day eating a little box of the stuff (okay, I was really chowing down because I was OBSESSED with the silly little trinkets that came in the boxes … the best one I ever got was a

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