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Cinnamon Spice Applesauce

One of my favorite fall activities is apple picking. I usually go at least once a year. On Saturday, my boyfriend and I headed to Eckert’s Farm in Belleville, IL, to stock up on apples. It was a beautiful day … 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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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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Immune-Boosting Mango Raspberry Smoothie

This smoothie is as bright as it looks in the picture. I swear. No tinkering or filters…it’s actually that vibrant. It’s the perfect thing to drink when you feel like you’re getting a cold, which usually happens to me once … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Soba Noodle Salad

My friend Jim likes to smoke salmon, and the other day he was generous enough to give me some. It was perfect timing because I’d been thinking about making soba noodle salad with smoked salmon. This salad is something you … Continue reading

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Maple Spice Scones

Around this time of year, I start putting maple in everything. I’m cold and bordering on seasonal depression, which makes me crave something sweet and warming. Maple syrup is my medicine. I adapted this scone recipe from 101 Cookbooks. I’m … Continue reading

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Campanelle with Roasted Cauliflower

This pasta was the product of improvisation and last minute decisions. I find that some of my best choices come from there. I knew I wanted to use a head of cauliflower that I bought at the farmers’ market over … Continue reading

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