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Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Linguine with Shallot Cream Sauce

Nothing says spring to me like asparagus. When I start seeing the bright green bundles at the grocery store, I know we’ve turned a corner and officially said goodbye to the cold weather. I usually roast asparagus in the oven … Continue reading

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Swiss Pear Tart with Edelbrand Plum Brandy

A couple months ago, I went to Marthasville, MO, to visit Edelbrand Pure Distilling. The business, which is owned by Lynn DeLean-Weber, Martin Weber, and their daughter Tess DeLean, makes vinars, or Swiss brandy. “Vinars” is word in Romansh, or … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Gratin

A week ago after I brought carrot cake muffins to work, one of my colleagues emailed me. “I wish your baking spree didn’t coincide with my diet,” she said, and I was sad. I wished she could try the muffins. … Continue reading

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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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