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Joanne

Fifteen Spatulas

Fifteen Spatulas is much more than a food blog for Joanne, it’s the outlet for her passion of teaching other’s how to cook from scratch. Whether its pies, breads, or a savory stir fry, Joanne shows readers creating delicious homemade food is not as intimidating as it appears.

When she’s not busy exploring the science behind making the perfect cream puff, Joanne enjoys spending time with her husband at home in Manhattan.

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

We’ve made it to the season of all things pumpkin! In my mind, the start of pumpkin season is the kickoff for the holidays. It’s when it starts to get cold outside, we start baking delicious things with warm spices, and we start drinking hot chocolate and mulled cider.

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Poppy Seed Muffins with Raspberry Butter

If I had to pick my favorite muffin ever, it would be a tie between blueberry and lemon poppy seed. (Although, if the poppy seed muffin has this raspberry butter on its side, the poppy seed muffin would definitely win).

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Leek Gratin

Potatoes get all the fame and glory when it comes to gratins, but I think leeks are the ultimate star ingredient for this classic dish

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Florentine Cookie Bars

If I could only pick one holiday cookie to eat, it would definitely be this one. That's a bold statement, but it's true. It's the kind of cookie that challenges self-control to the max. Florentines have always been one of my favorite cookies because, really, when there are crunchy almonds, orange, dried fruit and honey, it's bound to be amazing. There's so much flavor!

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Zucchini Noodle White Chicken Lasagna

I never thought I’d say this, but I’ve come to prefer thinly sliced zucchini noodles in place of pasta. To me, they have a more interesting flavor and texture than pasta, and the zucchini ribbons layer so beautifully! It also never hurts to swap in some veggies when you can.

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• Ree Drummond •

As a busy mom who writes about food, family and living on her ranch in Oklahoma, the kitchen is Ree's frontier.

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• Sadie •

Sadie is a creative cook who looks for culinary inspiration everywhere. Her family's small dairy farm in Minnesota has been a part of the Land O'Lakes cooperative since 2005.

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