Tag Archives: home cook

Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli casserole is the ultimate comfort food. Tender pieces of broccoli, melted cheddar cheese, crunchy breadcrumbs on top…I’m tearing up a little just thinking about it. My recipe keeps the best things about broccoli casserole, i.e. the cheese, broccoli, and … Continue reading

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Spinach, Mushroom, and Gouda Quiche

A couple weeks ago on Twitter, someone asked if they could eat quiche for breakfast. The real question is, when can you not eat quiche? It’s one of the most versatile dishes. It makes a great breakfast by itself, it … Continue reading

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Tips for Homemade Pizza

I’ve loved making pizza at home for as long as I can remember. I mean, maybe not when I was eight and I thought that homemade pizza meant those bagged, bread-like crusts and sauce that squirted out of a plastic … 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. This past week was…I’m having trouble finding the right word. Challenging? Definitely. Maddening? Yes. Weirdly fulfilling? Also yes. I’ve been … 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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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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Lemon Curd

A few weeks ago I went over to my best friend’s family’s house for a Passover seder. Her mom served lemon curd for dessert and it was love at first spoonful. Lemon is one of my favorite flavors in dessert. … Continue reading

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