Category Archives: Recipes

In the Pantry: Sesame Oil

I don’t consider myself a good cook, but I have spent some time around good cooks while they’re doing their thing, so I’ve picked up some really great tips over the years. One of the best things I’ve learned is … Continue reading

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Zesty Roasted Tomato Ranch Dip

Every year, in the aftermath of my defeat in the Tomato Art Festival recipe contest, I vow I will never enter again. And every year, I enter again. This year, though, I couldn’t resist. The theme was “dips” (not salsa!), … Continue reading

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Black and White Cookies

Just before Father’s Day, I asked Twitter to recommend some chocolate cookies for me to make for Father’s Day. I got some great suggestions (Love and Olive Oil’s Double Chocolate Chipotle Cookies, these Brown Butter Pecan Praline Oatmeal Cookies with … Continue reading

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