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Vanilla Chia Overnight Pudding with Berries and Toasted Almonds

I had grand plans for this chia pudding. I made it in a Mason jar overnight and I was going to add a smoothie and some fruit layers in the morning. Then, I realized that less is more. The pudding … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Heirloom Tomato and Zucchini Ribbon Salad

This salad came about partly because I like making zucchini ribbons, and partly because I bought a bunch of local produce at the farmers’ market last weekend. I knew that I was going to be eating out a lot this … Continue reading

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Birthday Musings, and a Pain au Chocolat

It’s important to do exactly as one wants on one’s birthday. This morning, I left my house early and stopped at Comet Coffee and Croissanterie on the way to work to get a pain au chocolat and a cappuccino. I … Continue reading

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Dutch Baby

A year ago, I had a piece of flourless chocolate cake for dessert at Zuni CafΓ© in San Francisco. When I took my first bite, I temporarily blacked out. I started silently weeping. The waiter came to my table to … Continue reading

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Kimmswick

Last weekend I decided to take road trip to Kimmswick, Missouri. I saw a sign for the town a couple months ago when I was driving down to Taum Sauk Mountain but I brushed it off as a tourist trap. … Continue reading

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(Almost) Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I thought I’d use last night’s dinner as an opportunity to tell you my secret to making (almost) perfect scrambled eggs. A scientist at my work likes to go fishing on the weekend. Yesterday, he stopped by my office with … Continue reading

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Peach Mango Smoothie Bowl with Blackberries

I read a few weeks ago that a big portion of the Southern peach crop was destroyed this year due to an unseasonably warm winter and a spring freeze. I felt bad for the Southerners and for myself. Peaches are … Continue reading

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