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Wheat Berry Corn and Zucchini Salad

This wheat berry, corn, and zucchini salad was born, like so many great things, of necessity. I was thinking about making a “zoodles” salad out of spiralized zucchini, corn, cheese, and cilantro. Then I got out my spiralizer attachment, which … 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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Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

The inspiration for these muffins came partly from the six-pack of Bob’s Red Mill Cornmeal I accidentally ordered online, and the abundance of summer blueberries in the back corner of my fridge. It’s the time of year when I buy … 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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The Best Blueberry Muffins Ever

We could all use some blueberry muffins in our lives right now. I made these Saturday morning for breakfast and they were just what the doctor ordered. You mix some flour, milk, and brown sugar together, add a healthy helping … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

We all need banana bread in our life right now. There are few things as easy, or as comforting, to make. Plus, you can take advantage of your hoarding instincts. Buy too many bananas, let them go bad, and then … Continue reading

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Okra, Corn, and Tomato Sauté

This is my favorite time of year at the farmers’ market–well, my second favorite, after strawberry season. Three of my favorite produce items, okra, tomatoes, and corn, are all in abundance, and I love thinking up new ways to combine … Continue reading

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Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

This is one of the best cakes I’ve ever made, and I don’t say that lightly. I’ve made *a lot* of cakes. It all started yesterday when I was thinking about what to make with a surplus of strawberries from … Continue reading

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Bourbon Strawberry Shortcake

This is one of many strawberry posts you’ll see the next few days on the blog. Consider yourself warned. I have a weakness for strawberries this time of year. I go to the farmers’ market every Saturday morning and each … Continue reading

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Strawberry Granola Crisp

A national holiday and day off work means a fancier-than-usual breakfast. Yesterday, I decided to make this strawberry granola crisp first thing in the morning. This crisp is technically breakfast but it could easily double as a dessert. In fact, … Continue reading

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