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Lemony Kale Hummus

Kale is everywhere these days…. even in this Lemony Kale Hummus! But I have kale-confession to make before we get started… I resisted the kale movement for a long time – I don’t like giving in to food trends but I’m realizing foods can become trendy because they’re actually good. Shocker!

Ahu Eats: Lemony Kale Hummus

Lemony Kale Hummus


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DIY Time: Homemade Vanilla Extract

Attention bakers: stop wasting your hard-earned money on tasteless, expensive vanilla extract! I’m here to save you money and show you that with about 5 minutes of active time, you can make incredibly delicious and fragrant homemade vanilla extract that will cost about 40% less than the store-bought crap stuff!

Ahu Eats Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract Day 1

All you bakers out there probably cringe every month (or more often) when stocking up on vanilla extract – because the bottle is SO TINY yet the price tag is SO BIG! What is up with that?! [click to continue…]

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My 10 Favorite Recipes for Fall

Since I’m moving this week and summer is coming to a close, I thought I’d share my list of the delicious things I’m looking forward to making this fall. What fall recipes are you looking forward to making and eating in the fall season?

1. Rice, and lots of it (watch out, waistline!). Read Fig & Quince’s definitive guide to all things polo!

Fig & Quince's Guide to Polo

Rice 101: Fig & Quince’s Definitive Guide to Polo

2. What’s fall without some beautiful soups? Here’s one of my favorite, versatile recipes for Butternut Squash Soup from Once Upon a Chef – I like to saute some sausage and put it at the bottom of the soup bowl for a salty surprise!

Once Upon a Chef’s Easy Butternut Squash Soup

3. What smells incredible, comes in individual serving sizes and takes hours to make ? Dolmeh Felfel! It’s totally worth the work – make this on a rainy day and you will be rewarded with a delicious, hearty meal at the end.

Ahu Eats: Dolmeh Felfel

Dolmeh Felfel – Persian Stuffed Bellpeppers

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The Basics: No Knead Bread

I bring you… No Knead Bread. Yes – that’s right. Make your own crusty, crunchy, delicious bread – without kneading or any other fancy techniques involved. I see your faces – that’s the same reaction I get from everybody else – and to be honest before trying this recipe, the thought of making my own bread never even crossed my mind!

Ahu Eats - No Knead Bread

No Knead Bread

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