Tag Archives: local food

Tower Grove Farmers’ Market

Almost every Saturday during the spring, summer, and fall, I wake up early and head to Tower Grove Farmers’ Market in St. Louis. It’s become a tradition that I look forward to every week even though for the most part, … Continue reading

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Confluence Kombucha

A year ago when I moved back to St. Louis, my friend LeAnn told me that I needed to try Confluence Kombucha, a new restaurant in the Grove neighborhood. I met her there on a cold winter afternoon with semi-high … Continue reading

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Papparadelle with Goat Cheese Sauce and Roasted Corn and Tomatoes

One of my favorite things to do is to walk into a farmers’ market and create a recipe on the spot. On Saturday, I knew that I wanted to eat pasta for dinner but I wasn’t sure what I wanted … Continue reading

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Sugaree Baking Company

A couple months ago, I ditched work and went to explore Dogtown. Sugaree Baking Company was at the top of my list. I hadn’t been to the bakery since before I moved away from St. Louis five years ago. I … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Strawberries, Avocado, and Goat Cheese

I made this salad the night that I got back from berry picking in Illinois. I bought the kale and strawberries at the farm and it made a huge difference. The ingredients were fresh and for a second, I forgot … Continue reading

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Pizza Break: Pizzeoli

Ever since I moved back to St. Louis, I’ve been hearing about Pizzeoli. A local food publication ran an article about them semi-recently saying that the owner takes Neapolitan pizza pie-making very seriously. I like people who are dedicated to … Continue reading

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Porridge with Local Strawberry Rhubarb Jam and Lemon Crème Fraîche

This porridge was almost toast, but I’m so happy that it wasn’t. I bought some crème fraîche on Sunday and I was thinking of spreading it on toast and topping it with strawberry rhubarb jam that I bought in Ste. Geneviève … Continue reading

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