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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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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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Chile And Cocoa Spiced Snack Mix Recipe | https://saltandwind.com

Chile And Cocoa Spiced Snack Mix Recipe

A simple and easy recipe for a Mexican-inspired twist on classic snack mix with plantain chips, nuts, pretzels and a spiced-cocoa coating!

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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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Channel Mexico With These Baja-Inspired Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Tostadas | https://saltandwind.com

Channel Mexico With These Baja-Inspired Chipotle Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

With a crispy tostada, smahsed avocado, marinated cabbage, pickled onions, and chipotle grilled shrimp, this recipe brings the flavor with not all that much work!

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California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit | https://saltandwind.com

California Has Its Own BBQ Style And It's Legit

My favorite factoid of Califorinia culinary culture? That we have a native BBQ style and it's so worth exploring! Here is everything you need to know to appreciate Santa Maria barbecue when you visit California.

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