The New Englander Panini with Easy Cranberry Orange Mayo

When I came home New York (and meeting Bobby Flay!) on Monday, I was totally inspired … by sandwiches. I haven’t worked much with sandwiches recently, and I couldn’t wait to work on some new flavors. This sandwich is all about New England. Lettuce from Boston, cheddar from Vermont, cranberries from Cape Cod … Oh,…

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Tomatillo Guacamole (and Positivity in Eating)

Mmm. Guacamole. Just add chips or chopped up veggies. But this isn’t your typical guacamole. This one is infused with the tart fabulousness of tomatillos, a relative of eggplants and gooseberries. It’s unexpected, but delicious all the same. We have a big crop of tomatillos growing in our garden this year, so I foresee a…

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Sundried Tomato Basil Hummus Recipe

Back to school is heavy on my mind these days. We are less than a week away from Will starting kindergarten. But as I wrote recently on Tablespoon, it’s Will’s school lunch that I think about most. Ok, think might be an understatement. I obsess. I’ve checked out the lunch menu for his school and…

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Easy Tomato Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

A quick and easy recipe for Tomato Tomatillo Salsa — this tart, flavorful salsa is perfect for dipping, serving with omelets and more. Oh tomatillos … are they fruits? Vegetables? Tomatoes? Something else? When I tried them for the first time a few years ago, I was totally filled with a bazillion questions. The papery…

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Cranberry Salsa

Got chips? It was mid-summer when I started dreaming up this cranberry concoction. While my family and I were contemplating whether the elevated temperatures really warranted turning on the air conditioner, I was also starting to fantasize about how I could take some traditional Thanksgiving tastes – like cranberry sauce – and give them a…

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Sundried Tomato Pesto

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I love pesto. I make a million different variations of pesto. Pesto is my friend. Unfortunately, my husband isn’t as fond of it though. Too bad for him. But, that means more for me (and Will). Pestos are great to use on sandwiches, in pastas, on toasted breads, on vegetables … oh, there are a…

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