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Lime Meltaways, delicate buttery cookies

Here. Have a cookie. These cookies are delicate, buttery and limey. True to their name, they are meltingly tender from a generous amount of confectioners’ sugar and a little bit of cornstarch. Apart from the addition of lime juice and zest in the dough, these are much like many slice-and-bake butter cookies (and some of …

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Shaved Fennel, Carrot, and Avocado Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette and Crispy Quinoa

This salad feels so clean. So fresh. It takes its inspiration from the Japanese. It’s a nice change of pace from the arugula and kale and chard and spinach I’ve been eating so much of over the last several months. I love fennel. I think some people are resistant to it because of a prejudice …

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What to do with zested citrus? Make lemon, lime, and grapefruit juice simple syrups.

This is so easy. And so refreshing. I don’t know why I haven’t done it before. I found myself with lots of citrus fruits denuded of their zest after I made citrus kosho and I knew I would never get through it if I didn’t do something with it right away. Citrus that’s been zested keeps …

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