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Think beyond granola and sprinkling over cereal. Dried fruit can add nuanced flavor to savory dishes, too.
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(Scott Suchman for The Washington Post/food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

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At Fat Nomads supper club, some of D.C.’s best Thai food is right at home

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Shrimp with kale, garlic and smoked paprika channel Spanish tapas in less than 30 minutes

With fragrant garlic and smoked paprika, a quick sauté of shrimp and kale turns into a Spanish tapas-inspired meal.

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Saucy eggplant roasts with onions, garlic, red bell peppers, tomatoes and warm spices for an ideal summer-into-fall dinner.

These Buffalo wings are an extra-crispy way to celebrate the American classic

Buffalo wings are coated in starch and fried twice to get extra crispy before they're tossed in a classic combination of butter and hot sauce.

James Beard Awards will now require chefs to show a social justice commitment

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Padma Lakshmi has a new kids’ book — and a fresh pandemic perspective

"Top Chef" host Padma Lakshmi talks about her new cookbook, Twitter clapbacks and pandemic lessons.

Embrace Gruyere with these 7 recipes featuring fondue, French onion soup and popovers

Add more umami to your life with Gruyere-rich recipes.

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Add some coziness to your food with cinnamon, ginger, allspice, clove, star anise, cardamom and nutmeg.

How to soften butter quickly, and why it matters for your baking

Butter temperature and consistency are crucial in baking. Here are 5 methods to consider.

Iraqi-style stuffed vegetables in tomato sauce prove peppers aren’t the only vegetable worth stuffing

Whole stuffed vegetables with warm Middle Eastern spices make for a comforting one-pot meal.

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Brighter packaging and higher-quality ingredients are part of the branding strategy to appeal to millennials.
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