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Orecchiette Vegetable Bean Soup

Yesterday there was an ice storm in St. Louis so I hibernated all day and made lemon cornmeal muffins and orecchiette vegetable bean soup. I’ll tell you about the lemon muffins later this week, but first, I’ll give you the … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Sauce

Last week, I was lucky enough to get a complimentary shipment of tomatoes from Tony’s Family Farms. I interviewed Tony, a local farmer and produce supplier, for a story I was writing and the next day he showed up with … 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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Honey Wheat Bread and Homemade Strawberry Jam

This blog post caps off a week of all things strawberry. Somehow I’m not sick of strawberries yet. In fact, I love them more and more each day. I find myself taking a spoonful of strawberry jam and eating it … Continue reading

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Le Gibassier

When I lived in France, I never saw gibassier at the bakery. It’s probably because I lived in northern France near Paris. Gibassier, or a buttery breakfast bread made with orange and anise, is more common in southern France near … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Sungold Gazpacho with Homemade Croutons

When the weather in St. Louis gets unbearably warm and nothing will cool me down, I turn to gazpacho. It’s healthier than my usual go-to, ice cream, and almost as delicious. Gazpacho is one of those things that should be … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This ice cream has been a year in the making. I had grand plans to make mint chocolate chip ice cream last summer. I bought fresh mint leaves at the farmers’ market in D.C. I let them steep in milk … Continue reading

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