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I'm amazed at how superior your vanilla is!" – from Des, The Grommet

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  • Applesauce Cake with Caramel Glaze

    Applesauce Cake with Caramel Glaze

     This is an adaptation from a recipe off of one of my favorite blogs, Food 52 – Terrific for an autumn day like today when a storm is rolling in. It’s especially good with homemade applesauce, but this isn’t a requirement. Given most people don’t bake these days, I’m finding …Read More »
  • Pumpkin Chiffon Cake

    Pumpkin Chiffon Cake

    Pumpkin and vanilla were meant for each other. Ditto with all the spices in this incredibly light, moist, delicious cake. Really, what could say autumn better than a freshly baked pumpkin cake or pie — or latte, I might add? Over the years I’ve really come to appreciate really fresh …Read More »
  • Appetizers for an Impromptu Party or Small Plates Meal

    Appetizers for an Impromptu Party or Small Plates Meal

    Fruit-Cheese-Nuts-Glaze-Bread Planning a party takes time and energy. An impromptu party takes imagination. The trick to managing either is to have some strategic ingredients on hand or on a list under party supplies so you can pull a party together fast. Here are my personal favorites for quick appetizers.Read More »
  • Bob’s Red Mill Review

    Bob’s Red Mill Review

    Why I love Bob’s Red Mill products and use them daily Bob Moore and I met at the January 2016 Specialty Food Show in San Francisco. I felt as excited as a teenager meeting Beyonce as Bob has been one of my heroes for a very long time. While waiting …Read More »

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Patricia Rain, also known as the Vanilla Queen, is an author, educator, culinary historian, and owner of The Vanilla Company, a socially conscious business dedicated to the promotion of pure, natural vanilla, and the support of vanilla farmers worldwide. Meet Patricia here.

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