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Lemon Strozzapreti with Pesto, Arugula, and Peas

This pasta is a riff on a recipe that I saw a few years ago when I read Lunch in Paris, a memoir by an American living in Paris. In the book, Elizabeth Bard links her experiences living abroad to … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Spinach Basil Walnut Pesto, Artichokes and Goat Cheese

Sometimes, I like to challenge myself to create a new recipe based on what I’m craving and what’s available. I walk into the grocery store and I hope that inspiration strikes. I knew that I wanted to eat soba noodles … Continue reading

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Mâche Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato and Avocado

I’d never heard of mâche until I lived in France. I was looking for lettuce to use for salad and there were big bags full of mâche at the grocery store. It looked better than the iceberg variety, so I … Continue reading

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Elevated Avocado Toast

I’m a big proponent of simple avocado toast. I like the way that toasted, crusty bread tastes with soft, smashed avocado on top. It doesn’t need much else, except maybe a poached egg. Every once in a while, though, I … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Green Grapes

I love to indulge, but every now and then, I have to temper myself. Or as the French would say, “économiser.” I first learned that phrase when I was studying abroad in France and we would have lots of red … Continue reading

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Kale Sweet Potato Tacos

Tacos are one of my favorite dinners to make for a bunch of different reasons. One is that they’re easy. The other is the fact that you can make anything into a taco. The tortilla is the palette and everything that … Continue reading

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Strawberry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

I’ve been trying to cook with more in-season ingredients and it has made a world of difference. I know I sound like I’m standing on a soap box preaching about how good it is to source locally and seasonally, etc. … Continue reading

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