Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Best Double Chocolate Cookies…Ever

I have always been more of a dessert person than a regular food person.  Although times have definitely changed, and I now eat more than my fair share of vegetables, I wasn’t always like this…In fact, I don’t think I … Continue reading

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PuraVegan: A Venture into Raw Food

Two years ago before I left for France, I needed a three-month summer job.  I had just graduated from college, and didn’t want to work in an office all summer.  So, my options were pretty much limited to retail and … Continue reading

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Concretes, Sundaes and Scoops: St. Louis Frozen Custard

Ever since I moved back to St. Louis from France, I feel like I’m re-discovering the city I grew up in…Especially in terms of food.  Many years have passed since I’ve eaten a hot dog or hamburger, and my stomach … Continue reading

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Veggie Quinoa Casserole

I’ll never forget the first time I saw Quinoa.  While memorable, it wasn’t exactly love at first sight.  I was about seventeen years old, and my Aunt (who has a reputation for being more culinarily adventurous than the rest of … Continue reading

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Lemon-Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Cake

When the weather starts getting warmer, I start craving lighter desserts.  Sure, chocolate never goes out of season, but when the thermometer rises above ninety-degrees, I don’t feel like indulging in bread pudding, or big, dense brownies. This past weekend, … Continue reading

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Brunch at Brasserie and French Macarons

I didn’t intend for this past weekend to be French-themed.  I had planned to walk around the park with a friend, and to visit Tower Grove Farmer’s market (again) on Saturday morning.  But I guess, the things we love have … Continue reading

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A Trip to the Farmer’s Market

Part of the reason I look forward to spring in St. Louis are the influx of farmer’s markets.  Sure, there are some noteworthy markets that remain open during the winter; but oftentimes they’re inside, or I find myself standing on … Continue reading

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