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Mango Banana Salsa

There you are in the produce aisle. There it is: big, colorful, obviously ripe and juicy. You try to walk past, but it murmurs “Buy me” and you succumb. It’s okay. You are only human and mangos have that tropical reputation. Don’t feel guilty. Who could resist? But, but, now that you have those mangos…

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Portland Cream Pie

Growing up in Portland, one of my favorite desserts was Boston Cream Pie. I used to fantasize about what kind of city could have created such a magnificent array of vanilla cake, custard filling and whipped cream topping dotted with bananas. Yes, it’s called a pie, but this really is a richly endowed cake dessert.…

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