Monthly Archives: July 2016

No-Cook Recipes: The Simplest Tomato Salad

What if I told you that you could make one of the best dishes you’ve ever eaten with only five ingredients? Oh wait, I’m about to. I read recently that Thomas Keller (the mastermind chef behind The French Laundry) likes … Continue reading

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Mango Banana Smoothie Bowl

It’s been a while since I’ve talked to you about smoothie bowls. Honestly, I didn’t want to go overboard. I usually make bowls every morning for breakfast and put a picture on my Instagram, but I like to post a … Continue reading

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Skillet Cornbread and Stewed Okra

I had a hankering to make some cornbread. So tonight, I finally did. Tensions ran high, let me tell you. I like making things in my cast-iron skillet, but I’ve had some memorable disasters. The time I tried to make … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Strawberry Caprese Salad with Pesto

When I first saw this recipe, I knew it would lead to something good. I love making caprese salad during the summer and I liked the idea of subbing in strawberries. They’re juicy and sweet and pair well with the … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Heirloom Tomatoes with Savory Granola

Stop whatever you’re doing, go buy two heirloom tomatoes and make this salad. Immediately. That’s how confident I am that you’ll like it. This is the kind of salad that makes you think, “is this really this good? How? Why?” … Continue reading

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Avocado Dukkah Toast

When life gives you extra dukkah, make avocado dukkah toast. I’m not joking–it’s really good. I told you earlier this week that I’d probably make it, and yesterday, I finally took the plunge. Avocado pairs well with almost anything (in … Continue reading

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One Pot Pasta

I’ve been hearing about this one pot pasta from everyone. My friend Tanya told me about it a couple years ago, but for some reason, I never got around to making it. I think it’s probably because I didn’t have … Continue reading

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