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Good Food

Cranberry Walnut Pie

One of the quiet wonders of the Bakehouse If you’re a long time Zingerman’s regular, you likely know the items that have gained us fame over the last quarter century of baking. Sour cream coffee cakes, Jewish rye bread, Pecan Raisin, Magic Brownies, pecan pie . . . Then there are the amazing new additions—breads […]

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Marash Turkish Red Pepper Flakes

The magical spice of eastern Turkey If you want an easy way to help bring the flavors of your cooking alive in under a minute, you might want to pick up a jar of this terrific dried red pepper from Turkey. Marash pepper is magical. The more you use it, the more likely you’ll feel […]

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“The Zeke Bar” from Askinosie Chocolate

A man who will help lead the fight against the pandemic puts his signature on an amazing dark chocolate When I first wrote about my friend Shawn Askinosie’s new chocolate bar back in 2019, I asked him a few times who “Zeke” was. I vaguely remembered Shawn saying that Zeke Emanuel was a friend who […]

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A Very Fine Vegetarian Thanksgiving Meal Kit

Miss Kim and Samesa offer a marvelous meatless meal While turkey is the default for Thanksgiving dinners, a significant number of Americans don’t eat it. Though this history is rarely told, the U.S. has a long tradition of vegetarianism. Back in 1821, one William Metcalfe published a pamphlet in Philadelphia entitled, “On Abstinence from the […]

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Food

Cranberry Pecan Bread from the Bakehouse

A whole lot of tasty holiday eating Brad Hedeman, skilled marketing manager at Mail Order and wonderful writer, says that this loaf is the “kissing cousin to our extremely popular Pecan Raisin Bread.” Over half a pound of dried cranberries and pecans are packed into every loaf. It’s as dense and intense as our Pecan Raisin […]

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Food

Incredibly Delicious Dates from California

Medjool dates from Rancho Meladuco in the Coachella Valley In the desert, the sight of a date palm is almost always an indicator that an oasis is at hand. Freshwater and ripe dates have always been welcome sights for travelers. Although an oasis isn’t generally the end of the trip, it provides a short but […]

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