Author Archives: Emily Wasserman

About Emily Wasserman

Hi! My name is Emily and I'm a writer based in St. Louis. If I was stranded on an island and could request three items of food, they would be avocados, Halloumi and chocolate croissants.

Buttermilk Buckwheat Waffles

I made these buttermilk buckwheat waffles for breakfast last weekend and I’m still thinking about them a week later. Light and fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, hearty and slightly sweet, they’re perfect for weekend breakfast or brunch. … Continue reading

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Golden Coconut Broth Bowls from The First Mess

When I saw this recipe for golden coconut broth bowls on The First Mess the other day, I knew I had to make it. In the blog post, Laura from The First Mess talks about how she made the soup … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week was the first one that really felt like spring in St. Louis. I enjoyed it by getting outside … Continue reading

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Herbed Tomato Tart

One of my best party tricks is buying frozen puff pastry, letting it thaw, and organizing cut fruit or vegetables on top. It looks impressive like you spent hours working on it, but it couldn’t be easier to make. In … Continue reading

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Bulrush

A couple years ago after I moved back to St. Louis from Washington, D.C., I took a long lunch break and went to check out a new restaurant in town called Squatter’s Café. It was generating some buzz and I … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Gnocchi

I don’t know about you, but some of my favorite meals are ones that come together in one pot or pan. Cue: This sheet pan gnocchi. I found the recipe a while ago but I kept putting off making it, … Continue reading

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Guacamole

I’ve always been more of a sweet potato fry person than a regular fry person, probably because I like sweet potatoes more than real potatoes. I’ve reach a point now where I can appreciate plain potatoes in their many forms, … Continue reading

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