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  • Image of Roasted Vegetable Hummus
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    Roasted Vegetable Hummus

    November 2023
    We’re heading for the peak of holiday celebrations and while traditions are always in order, it’s also a great time to stretch your cooking muscles.
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  • Image of Summer Bread Salad
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    Summer Bread Salad

    August 2023
    In this month’s recipe the star ingredient is fresh, juicy summer tomatoes–heirloom varieties in particular.
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  • Cold Winter Salad with Warm Citrus Maple Dressing
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    Cold Winter Salad with Warm Citrus Maple Dressing

    January 2022
    Whether you want to recalibrate after indulging during the holidays or just want to start the New Year by eating in a more plant-based focused way, salads in all their healthful, colorful, and delicious incarnations are a great place to start.
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  • Ramen Soup for the Soul
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    Ramen Soup for the Soul

    March 2020
    Ramen is a Japanese adaptation of the noodles introduced in that country by Chinese immigrants in the mid to late 19th century. 

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    Farmer's Chop Suey

    August 2018
    The cultural connection between the Chinese and Jewish people is represented by the game of Mahjong, a tile-based game invented in China in the Qing dynasty, and played poolside and inside the homes of Jewish women since the 1930’s.
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    Seasonal Soiree Spread

    November 2017
    Fall is in full swing, and some of our favorite holidays are just around the corner. First up is Thanksgiving, when the focus is definitely on the food - no gifts required.
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    Sunny Summer Salad

    July 2017
    The sun usually shines bright here in Southern California, but coastal fog occasionally rears its gloomy head. On days like this I like to lighten things up by combining colorful, seasonal fruits and vegetables into a sensational salad.
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    Let’s Talk About Lunch…

    January 2017
    I don’t know about you, but it’s one of my 3 favorite meals of the day and my vocation offers lots of options on what to have for my noontime fix.
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