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Pistachio and Avocado Crostini

May 10, 2012 Side Dishes

  I’m posting this recipe a little late in the game. I first sampled these crisp crostini treats at book club some six months ago. Since then, I discovered they’re a popular feature on the menu at Cork, one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. I’ve been meaning to write about them for ages. They are [...]

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Citrus Fish Tacos with Grapefruit and Avocado Salsa

February 11, 2012 Dinner

When I lived in Charleston, SC, my friends and I would cruise out to Sullivan’s Island regularly to spend an afternoon on the beach. Nearly every trip consisted of a stop at Poe’s Tavern for fish tacos. We’d grab a table in the sunshine, order up a few beers and some tacos, and watch the [...]

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Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

January 13, 2012 Salads

Grapefruit is currently in season and I couldn’t be happier about it. There’s something warm and bright about citrus in the winter, no? It almost makes you forget about the freezing, icy air outside.  About a week ago,  I got a sudden craving, picked up a bag of juicy, ruby reds and ploughed through them [...]

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Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

May 22, 2011 Breakfast

    Cue the sexy music. Because this milkshake is smokin’ hot. Actually, that’s not right at all. It’s ice cold. It’s also creamy, thick, and super chocolatey. And it’s exactly what I’ve been craving as the summer approaches. Inspired by my first attempt at vegan chocolate pudding, I decided to satisfy my summer milkshake craving [...]

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Vegan Chocolate Coconut Pudding and a Product Review

May 9, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

  Knowing my penchant for coconut oil, the very nice folks at Kelapo sent me a jar of their coconut oil to sample and review. They were kind enough to send a few original recipe cards for inspiration, including a recipe for pie crust and an apple pie smoothie, but in the end I went [...]

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