Recipes

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Vegan Cheese 2.0

Vegan Cheese 2.0 1000 670 Alison Ashton

Cashew vegan cheese gets streamlined for better results. I’ve said it before: I’m not vegan,  I’m not into raw food and the Paleo Diet isn’t for me. But I am…

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A Hatch Chile Makes Great Content Strategy

A Hatch Chile Makes Great Content Strategy 1000 670 Alison Ashton

Learn how the produce company Melissa’s used clever content strategy to build the market for New Mexico’s legendary Hatch chiles.

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Plum Compote with Cardamom

Plum Compote with Cardamom 640 955 Alison Ashton

Plum Compote with Cardamom: A messy project that ended up kinda pretty! I glanced down at the cutting board and it looked like a crime scene out of Dexter. My…

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Meet Miss Paloma for Cinco de Mayo

Meet Miss Paloma for Cinco de Mayo 468 700 Alison Ashton

Cinco de Mayo celebrations certainly bring out the tequila cocktails, and among them, the margarita reigns supreme. Well, come this Cinco de Mayo, meet the margarita’s humbler, lesser known sister:…

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Banana Bread, Revisited

Banana Bread, Revisited 700 469 Alison Ashton

I picked up some bananas for a staff snack during a photo shoot the other week. And as I grabbed a bunch at the store, I thought, “Well, if these…

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Adventures with Vegan Cheese

Adventures with Vegan Cheese 700 469 Alison Ashton

A few years ago, I wrote a story about the benefits of a vegan diet. I interviewed Neil Barnard, M.D., founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and considered…

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Vegan Baking Grows Up

Vegan Baking Grows Up 700 446 Alison Ashton

I’m not vegan, but I’ve been on a bit of vegan kick lately. There are plenty of health, animal welfare and environmental reasons to adopt a plant-based diet. But my…

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Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa 701 469 Alison Ashton

Mango isn’t my all-time favorite fruit, but I do enjoy it in savory dishes, like this spicy-sweet salsa. Prepare this mango salsa at least a few hours ahead and refrigerate…

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