8 recipes that prove the power of yogurt, including dips, sauces and even a sandwich filling

Yogurt can add creamy richness to dips, sauces and marinades.
(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post/Food styling by Gina Nistico for The Washington Post)
(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post/Food styling by Gina Nistico for The Washington Post)

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The cookies range from simple to those requiring multiple components. All were developed to evoke D.C.-area poets and their work.

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NotMilk says it has achieved a breakthrough: Plant-based milk that mimics dairy

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Vanilla flavoring made from plastic bottles? Scientists show how bacteria can transform waste.

Common E. coli can turn waste into something far more delicious, scientists say.

This broccoli and bacon salad is creamy, salty, nutty and made for summer days

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Once you’ve mastered the basics of homemade ice cream, try these fantastic flavors.

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My father made a mean grilled cheese and in doing so he taught me how to navigate being a dad.
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