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.

(Almost) Perfect Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

I refrain from calling things “perfect,” partly because nothing really is, and partly because I think that perfect is a dangerous word. However, I am completely comfortable with calling these sea salt chocolate chip cookies *almost* perfect. They are light … Continue reading

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Fudgy Flourless Brownies from Dolly and Oatmeal

I made these fudgy flourless brownies a week ago and I’m still thinking about them today. That probably means I should tell you about them. I’m usually wary of recipes that turn standard baked goods into something else. For example, … Continue reading

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Okra, Corn, and Tomato Sauté

This is my favorite time of year at the farmers’ market–well, my second favorite, after strawberry season. Three of my favorite produce items, okra, tomatoes, and corn, are all in abundance, and I love thinking up new ways to combine … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad

Historically, I haven’t been a fan of Caesar salad. If you took me to a restaurant and asked me to order a salad, and if Caesar was on the menu, I’d inevitably choose another salad. There’s something about the thick, … 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. I’m going to slightly gloss over this past week in favor of the one that came before it, because that … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mint Rose Agua Fresca

A week ago, I ran a poll on Twitter asking people what I should make with my surplus of strawberries. Everyone voted for strawberry agua fresca. I ended up making a strawberry buttermilk cake. Flash-forward to this weekend, when I … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

I’m starting to get that almost-summer feeling, which is one of my favorite feelings to get. This year has been super weird weather-wise in St. Louis, with colder-than-usual temperatures and lots of rain and storms, but now we’re starting to … Continue reading

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