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Golden Gazpacho

I picked these beauties last week. Golden Sunburst. Warm from the sun, fresh from the vine. They tasted like candy! Summer calls for gazpacho. I have many recipes I adore – Mango Gazpacho, Watermelon Gazpacho and this Golden Gazpacho. I’ve used all kinds of tomatoes in this recipe, so just let it be a guide. […]

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Quick Homemade Puff Pastry

Rough-puff is puff pastry for cheaters – and I’m all about it. When the option is thawing puff pastry from a box or making laminated dough from scratch, I typically head for the freezer section. But, when there’s this middlin’ option,  where I can make it myself with results that are good (great!) enough for dinner – I’m in. Read more for the recipe!

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A New Chapter – and Baked Oatmeal!

In 2018, I closed Flagstone Pantry to relocate to Washington, D.C. – again. I’ve had a little time to reflect on my experience owning and operating Flagstone Pantry, which I’ve concluded was equal parts rewarding, challenging, fun and terrifying. Being featured on Cooking Channel’s Cheap Eats: Santa Barbara for my Cowboy Cooking was simply the […]

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Summer Soup Recipes

Some folks think there is a certain season for soup, but we make soup year ’round at Flagstone Pantry.  Summer is a great time to serve cooling gazpachos and other soups that feature seasonal produce like squash, corn and basil. At summer gatherings, we like serving colorful gazpachos in shot glasses as appetizers. Here are […]

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Pumpkin, well, everything!

This time of year brings out the pumpkin lover in all of us. We’re having fun with it and want you enjoy the seasonal pumpkin madness as well. If you’re feeling inspired, try making one of these dishes at home! Shake up your breakfast parfait with our Pumpkin Parfarro Stir up some Pumpkin-Peanut Soup Prepare a Spiced Pumpkin, […]

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Apple Oven Cake

This recipe makes for a delightful breakfast or brunch item. I almost always adapt recipes to include healthful ingredients I regularly use. For example, in this recipe, I substitute whole wheat pastry flour for all-purpose flour and use maple syrup in place of brown sugar. I also use plain Greek yogurt regularly in place of sour cream and in this case, as a quick alternative to Crème Fraîche (for which there is no substitute!). Enjoy it.

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Power Salads

It’s January. We’re making all of our favorite salads. Of course, there’s our Green Power Salad featuring kale, French green lentils, cucumber, green apple, and almonds. Our new Vegan Power Salad is loaded with Brussels sprouts, quinoa, butternut squash, fresh apple, and walnuts. We’ve also paired our Turkey Hummus and Mediterranean Wraps with fresh greens. […]

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Eat the rainbow!

Oh, January. It gets such a bad rap. Resolutions almost always feel like punishment for not having acted on/gotten to/asked about/prioritized someone or something in the past year. Often, it’s our diet that takes a lashing. January makes it feel punitive to eat healthy, drink more water and get active, when actually – it feels […]

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Gifts for Giving

We have all kinds of gifts for giving and stuffing in stockings! Our gift certificates are available in any denomination, $10 and over. Our banana nut and pumpkin chocolate chip muffin mixes are made with gluten-free flours. Our beer nuts, well, they speak for themselves. Take it all home in a Flagstone Pantry logo bag […]

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Rosemary Mashed Sweet Potatoes

We brought back an addition to our Thanksgiving menu this year – Rosemary Mashed Sweet Potatoes! This recipe just goes to show that potato dishes need not be laden with butter, brown sugar and cream to be super yummy. Caramelized shallots and fresh rosemary let the sweet potatoes shine in this dish. So good – and […]

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