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.

Slow Cooker Red Lentil Stew

This slow cooker red lentil stew is one of the best things I’ve made this year, or maybe ever. It all started when I went to Small Business Saturday with my friend Anna. We had lunch at Union Loafers, a … Continue reading

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Cooking My Way Through ‘A Forest Feast,’ Part II: Warm Goat Cheese and Fig Salad

Now comes the recipe from “The Forest Feast” cookbook that inspired me to buy the book in the first place: Warm goat cheese and fig salad. What is warm goat cheese? you may ask. Well, it’s nothing short of heaven. … Continue reading

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Pain au Chocolat

Since making pain aux raisins went so well a few weeks ago, I decided to continue my French baking journey and make pain au chocolat over the weekend. Little did I know that the process would span three days, and … Continue reading

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Cooking My Way Through ‘A Forest Feast,’ Part I: Lemony Pasta Fagioli

A few weeks ago, I was browsing around Left Bank Books, one of my favorite bookstores in St. Louis, when I stumbled upon “The Forest Feast Mediterranean” cookbook. I’d never heard of Erin Gleeson or her “Forest Feast” series, but … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Spaghetti Squash Soup

This is one of those soups that will make you feel like you’re not eating soup. Does that make sense? Even if it doesn’t, maybe you’ll understand what I mean when I describe it to you. It’s full of cavatelli … Continue reading

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Pain aux Raisins

The last time I was in Paris six years ago, I stopped by one of my favorite bookstores in the city (and honestly, the world), Shakespeare and Company. Located in Paris’s Left Bank neighborhood, it’s an English bookstore that once … Continue reading

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Apple Cake

This apple cake may be one of the best cakes I’ve ever made. I am not exaggerating. I made it last weekend after I got back from New Orleans. I’ve been eyeing the recipe for months, maybe even years, but … Continue reading

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