Tag Archives: Italian food

Pesto, Pea, and Prosciutto Pasta

Coming back from vacation usually means not wanting to cook. Occasionally I miss being in the kitchen while I’m traveling but as soon as I get home, I miss the convenience of eating every meal out. It’s a tough life. … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Ribollita

I haven’t used my slow cooker a lot this winter. I think part of the reason is because I spend most of my spare time making cookies and bread. Another reason is that I’ve been into quick, healthy-ish dinners that … Continue reading

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Making My Own Pizza

I’ve wanted to make my own pizza for a long time but I never took the plunge. Part of the reason was because I didn’t own a pizza stone, but it was also because I was intimidated by the process. … Continue reading

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NYC

When I think of New York, I think of music. Maybe it’s because there are so many songs about the city. Maybe it’s because I constantly have earphones in to drown out the sound of traffic. But for whatever reason, … Continue reading

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Washington, DC

When I showed up in Washington, D.C., last weekend, I didn’t know what to expect. I came to visit my best friend from home who lives in the city, and also to revisit some of my favorite haunts. It’s been … Continue reading

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Pizza Break: Union Loafers

I’ve been hearing about Union Loafers’ pizza since I moved back to St. Louis. So last Friday night, I decided to check it out. I got there early because Union Loafers doesn’t take reservations. When I arrived at 5:15 (they open … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Open Face Caprese with Union Loafers Baguette

Sometimes, it’s about the simple things in life. That’s what yesterday night’s dinner taught me. I went to Union Loafers for lunch yesterday and on my way out, I bought a baguette. I thought about just slicing it up and … Continue reading

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