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19/08/15 Cocktail , Dairy-Free , Drink , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Vegan , Vegetarian # , , , , , , , ,

Lavender Simple Syrup (and Spiked Lemonade)

Lavender Simple Syrup (and Spiked Lemonade)

Summer might be winding down, but drinking goes on year-round… at least in my world it does.

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29/07/15 Appetizer , Dairy-Free , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Side Dish , Vegetarian # , , , , , , , , , ,

Traditional Hungarian Potato Knishes

Traditional Hungarian Potato Knishes

Earlier this week my friend Keaton posted a vital (and familiar) question to the CITK Facebook page: “Do you have a good recipe for potato knishes? I have been craving them but haven’t found the quality that I have been looking for in Cincy.” That is a good question, indeed.

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15/07/15 Dessert , Make Ahead , Vegetarian # , , , , ,

Salted Maple Bourbon Caramels

Salted Maple Bourbon Caramels

There are many questions that science has yet to answer. How does a bee fly with such tiny wings? Where does consciousness arise in the human brain? Today we’re going to explore one of the universe’s great, unanswered questions: “why is caramel sticky?”

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08/07/15 Appetizer , Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Make Ahead , Side Dish # , , , , , , , , ,

A Family Recipe: Beef Empanadas

A Family Recipe: Beef Empanadas

My hot-blooded Latina mother has never granted me the privilege to write down any of the family recipes. Normally, she guards her secret formulas with sharp knives and booby traps, but recently she trusted me with the family beef empanada recipe. Little does she know that I have decided to share it with all of you wonderful people on my food blog! (Mamá, if you’re reading this: Lo siento mucho de verdad mamá… ¡No fue mi intención lastimarte!)

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01/07/15 Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Make Ahead , Vegetarian # , , , , ,

Traditional NY-Style Pizza Dough

Traditional NY-Style Pizza Dough

Remember how last week I had mentioned that I don’t have an Italian nonna to impress? Well, now I wish I did, because this pizza dough recipe would make her proud!

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