Category Archives: Dinner

Maque Choux

I try to keep politics away from this blog, but now I can’t hold back. I always knew Trump was an insane white supremacist and yesterday, he confirmed it. The President of the United States, the “leader” of the free … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Panzanella

This panzanella is the best salad I’ve ever made. I know it sounds like I’m exaggerating but I’m not. To me, the best salad is one that makes you forget that you’re eating salad. This panzanella accomplishes that. Sweet, colorful … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Whipped Ricotta Toast with Heirloom Tomatoes

I read an article the other day where a Southern chef said that during the summer, all she wants to eat are tomato sandwiches. I can relate. When it gets super hot outside and I sweat just from standing in … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Corn Skillet

I’m a big fan of recipes that come together in one pan, partly because I like throwing a bunch of things into a skillet and watching how it comes together, and partly because I hate doing dishes. This zucchini and … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi and Corn Salad with Peaches

Summer, to me, says Halloumi. It all started when I was living in D.C. Every summer, I’d buy a hunk of Halloumi cheese, slice it, fry it, and put it on salad. For a while it became my go-to meal … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Tart with Roasted Corn and Basil

This is one of those dinners that looks super intimidating to make but is actually really easy. All you need is an oven and puff pastry. You’ll also need tomatoes, basil, corn, ricotta, and cotija, but I’ll get to that … Continue reading

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Elote with Chili Rub and Cotija Cheese

I used to hate grilled corn. When I was little, my family would go strawberry picking at a local farm during the summer and we’d always get lunch there afterward. My sister would order corn on the cob wrapped in … Continue reading

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