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Mexican Black Bean Salad

April 24th, 2018

An easy side dish to accompany tacos.

As I reread the intro to this recipe, I laughed to myself that my go-to when my husband travels is to cook with legumes. The theme of cooking with legumes and for myself seems to be omnipresent. I’ve always loved time in the kitchen, whether cooking for myself or a crowd. My husband on the other hand is a go out to eat guy. Case in point- I travel this week, and he’ll be at a local place getting some...

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Brandied Dates

April 19th, 2018

Mmm. Dried fruit and liquor pair quite nicely.

It’s kind of funny that as I’m writing these date columns I’m watching the snow fall outside my window. Because as you’ll see in a few sentences, when I wrote this recipe originally it was February and snowy. However, I am writing this update in April. Apparently winter hasn’t gotten the message that it’s spring. Nope,...

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Spiced Date Biscotti

April 17th, 2018

It’s basically a very crunchy hermit.

This recipe was made with one specific person in my- my mom. I knew that I’d be headed to Florida to visit her this spring and wanted to bring a treat just for her. Although I’d be flying and would arrive in a few hours, it needed to survive being packed in a suitcase. So, whatever treat I brought needed to be sturdy. That basically screams bisc...

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Welcome to Think Tasty. I launched this blog in June 2007. At that time I was an elementary level teacher who shared her passion for cooking and writing on the side.

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Lemon Curd

April 12th, 2018

So good you can eat it right off the spoon.

When I first made lemon curd five years ago, my goal was to use it as a filling in a pie. When I mastered the...

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Twice the Lemon Cookies

April 10th, 2018

Delicately sweet. Pleasantly tart. Fairly addictive.

Lemon desserts have become something that I enjoy more and more. Just as I adore the pairing of swee...

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Warm Eggplant & Goat Cheese

April 5th, 2018

Simple & delicious- two words that pair nicely for a quick meal.

At the start of spring in New Hampshire, it’s hard to find fresh produce for a...

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Slightly Spicy Eggplant & Tomato Sauté

April 3rd, 2018

It’s a side. It’s a dip. It’s a spread. It’s delicious.

In some recent travels, we ended up having breakfast at a deli. I ...

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