Tag Archives: dinner

Eggplant Parmesan

Believe it or not, I’m not a huge fan of eggplant. It seems weird, given that I love most vegetables, but eggplant has always been on my “meh” list. I think it has to do with the texture. I like … Continue reading

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Chive Biscuit Chicken Pot Pie

The weather in St. Louis the past two days has been dreary, to say the least. Yesterday there was freezing rain and today was foggy and overcast. When it gets like that, there’s only one thing to do: Make chicken … Continue reading

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Lasagna Roll-Ups

I love lasagna as much as the next person, but sometimes I get frustrated when it comes apart. I don’t have the patience to let it sit for a while after it comes out of the oven, so I usually … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard

This pasta dish came about because I had a bunch of Swiss chard in my garden that I wanted to use up before the weather turned, and because I wanted to make the most of butternut squash I see at … Continue reading

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My Very First Cheese Soufflé

I made my first cheese soufflé a couple weeks ago. I guess I feel the same way about it that people do about their firstborns. Except that unlike most people with firstborns, I forgot to tell you about it for … Continue reading

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Zucchini Tart with Basil Ricotta Filling

Tarts with puff pastry are one of my favorite things to make. They look super impressive and are deceptively easy. I guess you could make your own puff pastry from scratch, but unless I’m making croissants or pain au chocolat, … Continue reading

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Halloumi, Date, and Orange Salad

I love Middle Eastern food. I think I always have, but my experiences traveling and living abroad increased my appreciation of it. In the town I lived in in France, there was a Middle Eastern bakery and tea shop that … Continue reading

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Asparagus Enchiladas with Homemade Tomatillo Salsa

The other night I made some really good Swiss chard and white bean tacos, but then I had a bunch of corn tortillas left over. I also had some asparagus from my last farmers’ market delivery, so I decided to … Continue reading

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Tomato and Scallion Grilled Cheese

Everyone should have a good grilled cheese recipe in their back pocket. This is mine. I decided to add scallions and tomatoes to my traditional cheddar grilled cheese to use up some of my farmers’ market produce. I first had … Continue reading

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Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli casserole is the ultimate comfort food. Tender pieces of broccoli, melted cheddar cheese, crunchy breadcrumbs on top…I’m tearing up a little just thinking about it. My recipe keeps the best things about broccoli casserole, i.e. the cheese, broccoli, and … Continue reading

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