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Oysters With Pomegranate Mignonette Granita Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Oysters With Pomegranate Mignonette Granita Recipe

A creative twist on oysters with mignonette sauce made with pomegranate juice, shallots, black pepper, and vinegar. Here it's frozen and scraped for a granita like texture that's a major winner!

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Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Fresh Pear Fritters With Ginger Sugar Recipe

There are certain fried foods we’re always game to make because they’re so delicious they’re well worth the effort. Case in point? The classic Roman street snack known as suppli, the fries for this chorizo and egg sandwich, and these pear fritters.

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Spiced Persimmon Pudding Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Spiced Persimmon Pudding Recipe

Persimmons in dessert are one of the most underappreciated food preparations out there in our opinion. Here we right that wrong by combining ripe Hachiya persimmons with spices and baking it up for a not-too-sweet sophisticated but super simple dessert. 

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Hosting A Small Group This Holiday? Start With This Scallop Crudo With Jalapeno Citrus Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Hosting A Small Group This Holiday? Start With This Scallop Crudo With Jalapeno Citrus Sauce Recipe

ISO of an easy showstopping appetizer? This Sea Scallop crudo made with citrus juice, ginger, jalapenos, and smashed avocado is it!

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Pomegranate Pistachio Apple and Radicchio Salad Cups With Maple Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Pomegranate Pistachio Apple and Radicchio Salad Cups With Maple Lemon Cream Sauce Recipe

Looking for a healthy-ish appetizer to serve at your holiday party? These radicchio cups loaded with seasonal flavors are and a sweet, bright Maple Lemon Cream are a total winner!

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The Fall Treat We're Making Now: Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

The Fall Treat We're Making Now: Spiced Apple-Thyme-Gouda Hand Pies Recipe

An easy recipe for a sweet-savory twist on traditional Apple Pie. Here fresh thyme, lemon, cinnamon, cheese, and apples come together for a delicious but unexpected filling! 

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Meyer Lemon Herbed Crab Bites Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Meyer Lemon Herbed Crab Bites Recipe

Sometimes the simplest recipes are our favorite -- case in point these Meyer Lemon Chive Crab Bites that are as familiar as your favorite crab salad yet fancified enough for your holiday cocktail party. 

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Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Honey Balsamic Fig And Prosciutto White Pizza Recipe

This is a simple seasonal recipe for a white pizza (aka a pizza without tomato sauce) topped with creamy cheese, figs, and curls of prosciutto. It's a great light meal or can be cut into bite-sized pieces for an easy app!

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Herbed Avocado Green Goddess Dip Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Herbed Avocado Green Goddess Dip Recipe

The classic California recipe for Green Goddess dressing turns into a healthy, delicious dip with the help of some avocados!

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Basic Pizza Dough Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Basic Pizza Dough Recipe

Is this the most authentic pizza dough ever? No. But it is very easy, flavorful, and versatile enough to go from the oven to the grill and take on an assortment of toppings.  

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Prosciutto Sage Chicken With A Red Wine Fig Sauce Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Prosciutto Sage Chicken With A Red Wine Fig Sauce Recipe

Everyone should master the art of a pan roasted chicken be it for a date night dinner or a weeknight meal. This one made with sage, prosciutto, figs, and a red wine sauce is a must-make in Fall!

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Rosemary And Lemon Cornflake-Crusted Oven Fried Chicken Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Rosemary And Lemon Cornflake-Crusted Oven Fried Chicken Recipe

Easier and a bit healthier than proper fried chicken, this oven fried chicken is made with rosemary, lemon, chile powder, cornflakes, and buttermilk for a tender, juicy chicken with a crispy, flavorful crust!

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