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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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Halloumi, Date, and Orange Salad

I love Middle Eastern food. I think I always have, but my experiences traveling and living abroad increased my appreciation of it. In the town I lived in in France, there was a Middle Eastern bakery and tea shop that … Continue reading

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Asparagus Enchiladas with Homemade Tomatillo Salsa

The other night I made some really good Swiss chard and white bean tacos, but then I had a bunch of corn tortillas left over. I also had some asparagus from my last farmers’ market delivery, so I decided to … Continue reading

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Kale Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

This soup is a product of St. Louis weather being…well…crazy. Last week it snowed (I think? It’s been a blur), and this week it’s 60-70 degrees and sunny. I guess I should expect this, as I’ve lived in St. Louis … Continue reading

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Vegan Samoa Shepherd’s Pie

I have been SLACKING with my blog posts lately. Part of it is because, believe it or not, I got tendonitis in my thumb. The hazards of a writer’s life are real. The other part is, I’ve just been really … Continue reading

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Cooking My Way Through ‘A Forest Feast,’ Part II: Warm Goat Cheese and Fig Salad

Now comes the recipe from “The Forest Feast” cookbook that inspired me to buy the book in the first place: Warm goat cheese and fig salad. What is warm goat cheese? you may ask. Well, it’s nothing short of heaven. … Continue reading

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Easy Zucchini Bake

I’m a sucker for a good lattice weave topping, so when I saw this recipe for “Zucchini Lattice Lasagna” online the other day, I knew I had to make it. I’m usually not a fan of dishes that make substitutions … Continue reading

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Herbed Quinoa Salad with Roasted Carrots and Pomegranate

When the weather gets slightly warmer and fresh herbs and vegetables are in season, I start making lots of salad. This herbed quinoa salad is one of my favorite things I’ve made lately. The recipe comes from a blog I … Continue reading

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Sheet Pan Gnocchi

I don’t know about you, but some of my favorite meals are ones that come together in one pot or pan. Cue: This sheet pan gnocchi. I found the recipe a while ago but I kept putting off making it, … Continue reading

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries and Guacamole

I’ve always been more of a sweet potato fry person than a regular fry person, probably because I like sweet potatoes more than real potatoes. I’ve reach a point now where I can appreciate plain potatoes in their many forms, … Continue reading

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