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Miso and tahini are an irresistible combination, complementing and balancing one another. This dressing works beautifully over mixed greens and garden-fresh tomatoes, or over a simple salad of thinly sliced cucumbers and carrot ribbons. Miso paste and tahini can be found at specialty food stores and most ethnic markets.

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This traditional Japanese-style soup can be prepared in minutes. Always add miso at the end, and to preserve its enzymes, do not bring to a boil.

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Makes 1 half-pint jar Ginger and lemon give freshness to these cooked pears, and honey brings out their natural sweetness. For more dessert-friendly fare, try substituting one fresh mint leaf for the bay leaf. Before you begin, wash and dry your jar, lid, and seal. Read More
This healthy twist on everybody's favorite cookie contains whole grain oats and chocolate chips sweetened with barley malt. They're so good, even kids won't notice the absence of refined sugar. Read More
Serve with cold beer or a dry German Riesling and plenty of crusty artisanal bread. Read More
Seafood has always been a staple of the New England diet, but in the past century, once-abundant stocks of Atlantic fish have been depleted because of industrial fishing methods such as trawling. At his Portland, Maine, restaurant, Five Fifty-Five, Steve Corry, one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs for 2007, serves as much line-caught and sustainably farmed local fish as possible. Read More
A member of Chefs Collaborative, a network of professionals committed to using local, sustainably produced ingredients, Scott Johnson of Canoe Bay Relais and Chateaux in Wisconsin focuses his menu around the indigenous Wisconsin bounty. If you're not up for foraging your own mushrooms, check out your nearest farmers' market. Read More
For Alexandra Guarnaschelli of Butter restaurant in New York City, the advice of farmers at her local market is invaluable. After all, "Four of them came to my wedding." Read More
This hearty riff on a breakfast favorite offers plenty of cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg, plus walnuts and dried cranberries sprinkled into the batter. Read More
Fresh pears, lemon juice, and honey are accented by dashes of cinnamon and nutmeg in this super-easy dessert. Read More