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Holiday Granola

This crunchy, sweet granola is studded with toasted almonds, pumpkin seeds, and dried cranberries and peaches. Feel free to substitute any combination of nuts and fruit, or swap the maple syrup for honey. It makes an ideal holiday gift, and... More

Eat for Eight Bucks: Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Last week I finally got around to whipping up some pesto with pumpkin seeds, playing the part of pine nuts, and now I am smitten. I've tossed it with cold whole wheat couscous, twice I've stirred it into pasta, and I've eaten it by the spoonful while the baby begged for her fair share. With plain sliced tomatoes, pasta with pesto becomes a simple but filling celebration of summer. More

Dinner Tonight: Cheese Flautas with Cilantro Pesto

I usually don't look to Martha Stewart for my Mexican recipes. (That's what Rick Bayless is for.) But for some reason I couldn't get past this one. I think what sold me were the pumpkin seeds. Usually flautas, sometimes called taquitos, are stuffed with ground beef and cheddar cheese. They can be good in a gut-bomb kind of way, but that's about it. On the other hand, these featured pumpkin seeds which are ground with the garlic and cilantro to create a kind of pesto. More

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