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Sugaree Baking Company

A couple months ago, I ditched work and went to explore Dogtown. Sugaree Baking Company was at the top of my list. I hadn’t been to the bakery since before I moved away from St. Louis five years ago. I … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pistachio Galette

I’m going to be coming at you with A LOT of strawberry recipes the next few days. You’ve been warned. Yesterday morning I drove out to Belleville, Illinois, to pick strawberries at Eckert’s. I used to go there when I … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

I saw this recipe the other day on David Lebovitz’s blog. He said that they were the best chocolate chip cookies he’s ever had, and he makes A LOT of chocolate chip cookies. That was enough endorsement for me. I … Continue reading

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Vicia

Last night, I met my friend Emma for dinner at Vicia. I’d already been there once before for lunch a month ago, right after they opened. But their dinner menu looked more involved, so I wanted to go back for … Continue reading

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Matzo Crack

Last night, I wasΒ too tired to cook a full Passover seder. Instead, I used all my energy to stay up late and make matzo crack. I knew the reward would be worth the effort. I wasn’t wrong. The crack (it … Continue reading

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Six years ago after I moved back from France (I can’t believe it has been six years), I spent some time in Columbus, Ohio. My boyfriend at the time was working there during the summer so I went to stay … Continue reading

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Kheer

If I could marry a spice, it would definitely be cardamom. Fragrant, slightly sweet, aromatic, mysterious, but at the same time, inviting…What’s not to like? My feelings about cardamom explain my love for kheer, i.e., Indian rice pudding. I had … Continue reading

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