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CHOCOLATE, COCONUT AND CARAMEL HUMMUS PASTRIES

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When The Professor and I received an invite to become a ‘Sabra Tastemaker’ I wasn’t quite sure what being a Tastemaker entailed. We were already buying Sabra hummus on a regular basis and in fact, The Professor takes a scoop with some fresh veggies to campus for lunch nearly every day of the week. We’ve […]

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AVERY’S BLOOMINGTON BITES – LAVENDER: PUDDING AND HAIR DYE

Musical pairing – Days Like This by Over The Rhine I wouldn’t call myself the most spontaneous of people. I tend to plan more than I act on impulse, I (generally…) finish my schoolwork on time, and often I find the idea of “playing it by ear” more stressful than relaxing. So I’m not precisely […]

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MOM’S VANILLA FUDGE WITH WALNUTS

I’m not really sure where my mom got this recipe but I remember her making it every Christmas we lived in Walla Walla in the little house on Ankeny Street. I remember the tiny galley kitchen with the light blue painted cabinets, white electric stove and the shiny Waring dutch oven in which she made […]

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COCONUT MACAROONS W/NUTELLA

Musical pairing – Let It Snow by Ella Fitzgerald I guess I was a weird kid because one of my favorite candy bars was Almond Joy – I love coconut – and coconut plus chocolate plus almonds? Uhm, yes please. I don’t eat candy bars anymore but I still love coconut – especially coconut macaroons. […]

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PUMPKIN SPICED LATTE – DIY STYLE

Musical pairing – Autumn Leaves by Eva Cassidy Hello, my name is Debra and I am a hardcore coffee snob. Here at Smith Bites, we drink a lot of coffee and I don’t know if it’s because I’m a Seattle girl or because I have an Italian heritage or if it’s because I’ve been to […]

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BREAKFAST BREAD PUDDING W/PEACHES & ALICE

Musical pairing – So Good by Brian Culbertson So there I was last week sitting in a light-filled room listening to Pam Anderson of Three Many Cooks talk about recipe development; the one day workshop had just started and I had moved from my chair to stand at the back of the room so that […]

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