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How To Make Japanese Dashi Broth — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

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Dashi is an incredibly simple broth, and it forms one of the culinary cornerstones of Japanese cooking. It's made in about 10 minutes with just three ingredients: water, kombu (dried kelp), and bonito fish flakes. The resulting clear broth tastes like the essence of the sea.

Dashi can be used to make a fantastic bowl of miso soup, to poach fish or vegetables, or to add savory umami flavor to any number of Japanese dishes. Here's how you can make it at home.

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Recipe: Carrot Tahini Salad — Side Dish Recipes from The Kitchn

This light and crunchy salad is such a welcome change after all the holiday indulgences. I love how easily this comes together, and the addition of the sweet raisins pair exceptionally well with the spiced chickpeas for a wonderful combination of sweet and savory.

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Recipe: Spiced Carrot Oat Breakfast Cookies — Breakfast Recipes from The Kitchn

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I love a good breakfast cookie. I mean what's better than having a sweet little treat first thing in the morning? These breakfast cookies are naturally sweetened with maple syrup and loaded with oats, walnuts, shredded carrots and raisins — making them perfect for a quick breakfast. Make them on Sunday, and grab them for breakfast all week long.

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What’s A Good Cookbook with Low-Sugar, Low-Salt Recipes? — Good Questions

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Q: I'm looking for cookbooks for my stepmom and having a hard time finding the perfect book. She and my father are both in their late sixties and although they are fairly healthy and fit, they have been advised to reduce the amount of sugar and salt they consume.

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Recipe: Hazelnut & Cherry Whole-Grain Crackers — Snack Recipes from The Kitchn

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If you're anything like me, homemade gifts have become more and more appealing in recent years — they're often cheaper than buying gifts at the store, and a homemade gift is sure to be something different and unexpected.

This year, these simple and delicious hazelnut and cherry crackers have made my list. They'll stay crisp and fresh for weeks, so you can make a few batches now and have them ready to go when you need a quick gift.

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Recipe: Whole Grain Gingerbread Muffins — Breakfast Recipes from The Kitchn

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I don't often write about muffins or even make them at home because, to be honest, I just don't like most muffins! The typical coffee shop fare tends to have big, domed tops and are often too sweet for my taste. I'm drawn to those dense hippie muffins that are packed with a good bit of whole grain flour and interesting flavors and textures — which is exactly the kind of muffin I'm sharing today.

These holiday-ready gingerbread muffins boast really subtle warm spices and just the right amount of dark sweetness. Let's be honest: these provide a really good excuse to eat gingerbread for breakfast (in case you needed one).

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