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Apple Bread with Crumb Topping

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Consider this your new favorite coffee cake, except it’s technically a bread. This apple bread with crumb topping is so moist and sweet you probably couldn’t tell the difference any way. It’s the perfect thing for a quick breakfast, snack, or after dinner treat. You just might end up having it for all three and […]

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Gluten Free, Dairy Free Scones for a Grainless Tea Time

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I have always loved grains. I was lucky enough to grow up with a mom who enjoyed playing in the kitchen, and I also became a vegetarian in my teens (a 25-year stint that is now over), so I was exposed to and ate many different grains from an early age. Later, as I did […]

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Sweet + Nutty Pistachio Maple Muesli

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Looking for a healthy, energy-packed breakfast? This Pistachio Maple Muesli recipe is packed with all-natural, feel-good ingredients and just a hint of sweetness — almost no processing involved. There’s a great balance of protein, carbs, and fiber without being super heavy in your stomach, so you can have a bowl and jump into whatever activities […]

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Cooking with Tea: Chamomile Corn Chowder

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Here at Plum Deluxe, we are obsessed with ways to use tea.  In every shipment of our tea of the month club, we feature recipes using the tea, as well as food pairings and other creative culinary combinations. One of my friends in the tea world, Annelies Zijderveld, has released a new book, Steeped: Recipes Infused […]

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Roasted Squash with Cider Sauce

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I had an amazing vegetarian dish at Stoudt’s Brewery in Adamstown, Pennsylvania, on a recent visit. I am afraid they will rotate it off the menu and had to try my hand at it at home. Let’s be honest, when I made this Roasted Squash with Cider Sauce dish it was one of those days […]

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Perfect Weekend Apple Cardamom Coffee Cake

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I’m not one to tell you how to enjoy your food — this is a unique circumstance — but I need you to act in your own best interest and enjoy this cake with your favorite hot beverage and good company while it’s still warm from the oven. That last bit is important, “while this […]

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Sweet Potato Spiced Rum Waffles

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Let’s get this out of the way up front. Waffles. Rules don’t apply to waffles. They can be prepared either sweet or savory. The sweet waffles can be enjoyed as a savory dish and vice versa. Want to sneak more veggies in your diet? Looking for a creative use of inexpensive good-for-you sweet potatoes? Just […]

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Chill Out: 3 Cold Soups for Summer Indulgence

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I remember the first time we tried a chilled soup. I say “we” but I mean my husband, Dan. We were on a cruise and the notion of a chilled soup seemed too foreign to me (a Greek gal who loves a piping hot, savory bowl). It was a berry soup and my husband enjoyed […]

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Pretty, Good Eats: Edible Flowers for Cooking, Baking, and Drinking

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For a moment, let’s skip the talk about locally grown vegetables and fruits. Instead we’ll find a bit of inspiration in what’s blooming, maybe in your own backyard. Let’s chitchat about edible flowers. Flowers add rich colors, subtle to spicy flavors, have diverse uses, and will add a bit of magic to summer entertaining. You […]

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Holiday Free for All: An Allergen-friendly Recipe Roundup

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Here at Plum Deluxe, we talk quite a bit about dealing with food allergies and preferences. That could be because quite a few of our staff members have them! And no matter your reasons for eating the way you do, everyone deserves something delicious. Whether you’re playing host or being a guest this holiday season, […]

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How to Host Guests with Dietary Restrictions (Without Being a Jerk)

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In college, my favorite day was Thursday, because that was the day made-to-order paninis were served at my dorm. But one day, my best friend, who is Jewish, was handed somebody else’s order of ham and swiss on wheat. She unknowingly bit into that sucker and immediately recoiled. I felt so awful, but I couldn’t […]

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