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Salmon Gravlax with Gin and Earl-Grey Tea

 This recipe is both pleasantly fishy as well as salty with a hint of sweet. The aroma of earl grey is prominent, and the gin undertones are subtle. Wait… Gin? Earl grey? Salmon?! What are we talking about? Gravlax, often thought of as a Nordic dish, is a sugar-and-salt cured fish recipe. This particular recipe for salmon, however,  ...

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Summertime Salmon Tartare

 Summertiiimmeee, and the living’s easy… Most of the time, anyway. Or, it was when we were kids and got a break from school during the summer months. How lovely that was! Imagine if we got the entire summer off from work? I probably would disappear to the cottage eating nothing but freshly-picked wild blueberries and cottage  ...

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Strawberry Balsamic Bruschetta with Goat Cheese

Cooking is often described as, “a whole that is greater than its parts.” This Aristotle quote runs true for most cooking, but I found that this recipe in particular allows us to truly understand what he meant. This recipe is more than just superior to its ingredients; it plays on a whole other playing field. French baguette, goat  ...

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