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Saffron Cauliflower Rice

Saffron Cauliflower Rice

This recipe was inspired by a free sample from Raw Spice Bar, a subscription service that offers monthly assortments of spice blends that are reflective of a culinary theme.  I was sent the Persian-themed March set, which included three packets of spices, related recipes cards, and some history and context about each package. I was […]

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Thai Iced Tea Pops

Thai Iced Tea Pops

Have you ever had Thai Iced Tea in a restaurant?  I generally avoid sweet teas at all cost, but there is something about that multi-toned, creamy-sweet tea drink that I love.  The restaurant version is typically made with sweetened condensed milk and is pretty loaded with sugar, so it is more like a dessert than […]

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Lion's Mane Mushrooms

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

When you think of mushrooms, furry is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but this is a mushroom that looks decidedly furry.  To me, they look like Tribbles, those purring creatures from my favorite episode of Star Trek. Lion’s Mane mushrooms are delicious and meaty, though somewhat difficult to find.  If you […]

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Artichokes with Saffron-Orange Hollandaise

Artichokes with Saffron-Orange Hollandaise

Fall is without doubt my favorite season in terms of weather, beauty, and that eternal feeling of starting something new that lingers with geeky types who got excited about the new school year (yes, I was one of those).  Spring, however, is my favorite season for produce.  Asparagus, berries, and artichokes rank really high on […]

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Saffron and Honey Rolls

Saffron and Honey Rolls

Before moving to Colorado I spent several years living in the Keweenaw Peninsula, in Michigan’s U.P.  Easily one of the most lovely places in the country, the U.P. is a special place for us and we try to make it back whenever possible.  Saffron bread is something that I associate with my years in the […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Walnut-Saffron Pesto

Spaghetti Squash with Walnut-Saffron Pesto

Does this sound weird?  It tastes pretty good, honest.  We have a number of spaghetti squash hanging about from the C.S.A. share, and while I enjoy them as a pasta substitute I definitely do not enjoy them topped with traditional marinara sauce, so I decided to do something that was sort of a pasta/squash combo […]

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