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Recipes from more than a quarter-century of Debra's newsletters - from our award winning kitchen, and three cookbooks
dried smyrna figs
Sep 2008

Ever wonder what to do with that Chinese 5-Spice powder you bought but never used? THIS is what!

Sep
2008
hibiscus lemonade
Aug 2008

hanks to Adam, we’ve been enjoying this recipe for some years now. We love this recipe so much that we put in our third cookbook, The Blue Ribbon Edition: From our kitchen to yours.

Aug
2008
chocolate pudding being cooked
Aug 2008

Amanda started making this old-fashioned, light, comfort food in our kitchen, and many of you have asked for the recipe. Well, here it is.

Aug
2008
artichokes
Jul 2008

Don’t be scared by the picture! You use marinated artichoke hearts. From a jar. So, no tedious artichoke prep. Add some fennel, some feta, some spelt berries…

Jul
2008
sweet potato chia muffins
Jul 2008

Remember in 2008, when you didn’t know what chia was… except that thing with the Chia Pets? Well, we told you how to make a muffin with it. And we blew your mind!

Jul
2008
vegan mac and cheese with broccoli
Jun 2008

No gluten. And no cheese. The savory “Secret Sauce” of brewer’s yeast. The subtle sweetness of carrots.

Jun
2008
raisin muffins
Jun 2008

Teff grain is a nutritional powerhouse smaller than a poppy seed. If you’ve ever had injere, Ethiopian pancake-bread, you’ve had teff.

Jun
2008
kelp noodles
May 2008

Kelp noodles are gluten-free, and very low in carbohydrates and calories. Their texture is chewy, and you can use them anywhere you’d use pasta. This is a pasta salad that is more salad than pasta!

May
2008
corn crackers
Apr 2008

“Recently, I started making my mother’s corn crisps again.”

Apr
2008
a basket full of wild mushrooms
Mar 2008

We start with hearty, economical chick peas, cabbage, and kale, and punch them up with some gourmet mushrooms and Italian flavor.

Mar
2008
Moroccan Stew
Feb 2008

A satisfying, simple vegetarian stew served over whole grains. Morocco is on the Mediterranean, but with an African flavor. Lovely!

Feb
2008