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(Almost) Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I thought I’d use last night’s dinner as an opportunity to tell you my secret to making (almost) perfect scrambled eggs. A scientist at my work likes to go fishing on the weekend. Yesterday, he stopped by my office with … Continue reading

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Papparadelle with Goat Cheese Sauce and Roasted Corn and Tomatoes

One of my favorite things to do is to walk into a farmers’ market and create a recipe on the spot. On Saturday, I knew that I wanted to eat pasta for dinner but I wasn’t sure what I wanted … Continue reading

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Tartines with Fried Quail Eggs, Smoked Salmon, and Avocado

Whenever I go to the farmers’ market, I like to buy one ingredient that I’ve never cooked with before. It challenges me to learn about different food and it pushes me out of my comfort zone. Sometimes, my best creations … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Strawberries, Avocado, and Goat Cheese

I made this salad the night that I got back from berry picking in Illinois. I bought the kale and strawberries at the farm and it made a huge difference. The ingredients were fresh and for a second, I forgot … Continue reading

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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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MΓ’che Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato and Avocado

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

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