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Blueberry Crème Fraîche Oatmeal

Blueberries and crème fraîche are one of the ultimate power couples. They go down in history next to other great power couples like Michelle and Barack, Batman and Robin, and Beyoncé and Jay-Z. I found some crème fraîche on sale … Continue reading

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Lavender Honey Scones

On Saturday, I went to check out the Lake St. Louis Farmers’ Market. I wasn’t sure what to expect because I’ve never been to Lake St. Louis and I hadn’t heard anything about the market. It turns out that it’s … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Spinach

#tbt to the best eggs I’ve ever made in my life. Oh wait, that was today. These eggs are out of control good. They make you scream words that you never thought that you’d scream in your kitchen. Unless, that is, … Continue reading

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Lincoln Square and Evanston Beaches

Over the weekend, I trekked across Chicago to meet my friend Anna for brunch.  She just moved to Lincoln Square, a neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side known for its eclectic shops, delicious restaurants, and lederhosen. Yes, that’s right, lederhosen…The neighborhood … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar-Peach Ice Cream

I’ve been craving peaches lately, and especially peach-related desserts.  At work a few weeks ago, I had a conversation with a co-worker about peaches and brown sugar.  My co-worker said her father’s favorite dessert growing up was warm, oven-roasted peaches, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Pie (or “Tarte aux Fraises”)

Something I love about the French are their constant vacations.  Not one month into teaching English abroad, I already had a school break.  I had two weeks off to do whatever I wanted, go whatever I wanted, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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