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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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Watermelon, Cucumber, and Mint Salad

This is the most refreshing summer salad. I will not take any other nominations. The inspiration for this salad came to me partly due to the abundance of fresh mint in my garden, and partly because it’s so hot in … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Red Lentil Stew

This slow cooker red lentil stew is one of the best things I’ve made this year, or maybe ever. It all started when I went to Small Business Saturday with my friend Anna. We had lunch at Union Loafers, a … 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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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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Spiced Chickpea Stew

Around this time of year, I start searching for healthy, warming, spicy soups. I’ve compiled quite the list over the years and I’m still adding to it. This weekend, I added Alison Roman’s spiced chickpea stew recipe and now it’s … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. I was sitting at a work luncheon on Thursday with a colleague and a librarian from the university I work … Continue reading

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Hearty Greens and Garlic Soup

I have this cold that I can’t seem to beat. It’s really frustrating, not only because being sick is the worst but because I’m extremely impatient. I just want to feel better, already. That’s where this greens and garlic soup … Continue reading

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