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.

Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

This is one of the best cakes I’ve ever made, and I don’t say that lightly. I’ve made *a lot* of cakes. It all started yesterday when I was thinking about what to make with a surplus of strawberries from … Continue reading

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Bourbon Strawberry Shortcake

This is one of many strawberry posts you’ll see the next few days on the blog. Consider yourself warned. I have a weakness for strawberries this time of year. I go to the farmers’ market every Saturday morning and each … Continue reading

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Strawberry Granola Crisp

A national holiday and day off work means a fancier-than-usual breakfast. Yesterday, I decided to make this strawberry granola crisp first thing in the morning. This crisp is technically breakfast but it could easily double as a dessert. In fact, … Continue reading

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Key West and Miami

A long time ago, too long to remember when exactly it was, an old friend of mine and his family went down to Key West, Florida. His mom raved about the key lime pie and told me that you could … Continue reading

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Treatment of Single Diners

I usually keep things light on this blog, but today, I felt a compelling need to take things in a different direction. It’s been a rough week for me mentally and emotionally, so I was looking forward to Friday night … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd

A few weeks ago I went over to my best friend’s family’s house for a Passover seder. Her mom served lemon curd for dessert and it was love at first spoonful. Lemon is one of my favorite flavors in dessert. … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. About a year ago, I was sitting at Vicia restaurant in St. Louis having lunch by myself at one of the big communal … Continue reading

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