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by Caitlin Saniga

Tahini-nut butter

This spread is like a savory crunchy peanut butter with lots of new unexpected flavor and texture. I love the way the toasted sesame seeds crackle when you take a bite. I like spreading this butter on toast and topping it with crumbled feta and sliced pears or apples.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Roasted flowering broccoli with hazelnuts and lemon-shallot dressing

I can’t resist new discoveries at the farmers market! Flowering broccolini was a first for me — the stems were thinner than broccoli, and the stalks were accompanied by great leafy greens, which I saved for later. The flowers made for a beautiful garnish!

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by Caitlin Saniga

Sauteed squash with kale pesto and walnuts

Droopy kale leaves and a bunch of small squash were my inspiration for this dish. It turned out lovely — flavorful and filling.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Hazelnut coffee granola

Aunt Karen, you were my inspiration for this month’s guide. You’ve been feeding me ideas for flavor combinations and base recipes for months, and I couldn’t resist any longer. I used your base recipe and added some new flavors. Everyone, if you’re wondering where to find coffee syrup, it’s a Rhode Island thing, but you can buy it online. Dave’s Coffee Syrup is top of the line, but you can find other brands like Autocrat on Amazon.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Mmm. This is one of my favorite salads of late. Is it just me, or does the dressing kind of soften the kale when the two are tossed together? I also love the variety of textures: leafy kale, crunchy almonds, crisp onions, soft feta, plump farro — so wonderful together.

Mmm. This is one of my favorite salads of late. Is it just me, or does the dressing kind of soften the kale when the two are tossed together? I also love the variety of textures: leafy kale, crunchy almonds, crisp onions, soft feta, plump farro — so wonderful together.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Masala peanuts

I never would have thought of nuts as a whole side dish, but these peanuts are up to the task. I served mine with bowls of coconut curry corn chowder.

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by Caitlin Saniga

Chopped bok choy salad with cucumbers and peanuts

The farmers market has been stocked with bok choy lately, and it’s quickly become one of our favorite salad ingredients. We love how juicy and crunchy the stems are! That, combined with the fact that we somehow have three types of peanuts in our pantry, was inspiration enough for this tangy Asian salad.

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