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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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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple Tahini Lime Butter

My favorite thing to do with sweet potatoes is bake them in the oven. The insides become tender, the outsides get slightly caramelized, and whatever you put on top melts into a glorious pool of flavor that makes the potatoes … Continue reading

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Peach Pita Pizzas

I’ve been eyeing the “Love & Lemons” cookbook for a while but I never wanted to shell out the money for it. Then Prime Day happened and the cookbook was marked down to $10, so I finally took the plunge. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Friday nights are usually hit or miss when it comes to cooking. Sometimes I have the time and energy to make a home cooked meal, but even if I do, I want it to be quick and simple. Which brings … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken from Ina Garten

My mom and my sisters love Ina Garten. They watch her cooking show. My mom owns a bunch of her cookbooks. My youngest sister had an Ina Garten Instagram account for a while, but I think she’s deleted it. They … Continue reading

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Pesto, Pea, and Prosciutto Pasta

Coming back from vacation usually means not wanting to cook. Occasionally I miss being in the kitchen while I’m traveling but as soon as I get home, I miss the convenience of eating every meal out. It’s a tough life. … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Tahini Dressing

I was browsing Instagram the other day and I saw a salad that looked so good, I knew I had to make it immediately. Like many food photos on Instagram, this one didn’t come with a recipe. So I decided … 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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Skillet Okra

Okra is one of my favorite vegetables to cook with in the fall. I love the way it looks like little stars when you cut it and I love how it tastes. It sounds kind of weird but okra *tastes* … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato and Corn Frittata

Frittata. Fri, fri, frittata. That’s my song about this dish. ANYWAY. This frittata will make you want to sing. It’s so easy and delicious that it leaves you time to do other things, like stare at pictures of baby deer … Continue reading

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