Tag Archives: homemade

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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National Ice Cream Month

It’s National Ice Cream Month! I could leave the post at that…the words seem to speak for themselves.  After all, what could be better than having an entire 31 days devoted to one of America’s most beloved desserts? I know … Continue reading

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A Weekend in the Windy City

When I got back from France, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do with my life.  I’m sure I’m not the only 20-something year old with this dilemma, but nevertheless, it hasn’t been an easy year.  After applying to … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Local Eats

For as long as I can remember, every April in St. Louis has been mild; warm at best.  Today, for the first time in 23 years, the thermometer moved past 90 degrees. For some, the spike in temperature provokes retreat: … Continue reading

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