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Wheat Berry Corn and Zucchini Salad

This wheat berry, corn, and zucchini salad was born, like so many great things, of necessity. I was thinking about making a “zoodles” salad out of spiralized zucchini, corn, cheese, and cilantro. Then I got out my spiralizer attachment, which … Continue reading

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The Simplest (and Most Satisfying) Bagel Sandwich

Saturday morning I was shopping at Tower Grove Farmers’ Market and I stopped at 222 Artisan Bakery’s stand. I try to stop by as early as I can because they often sell out of their baguettes by 10 a.m. This … 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. Fall is in the air. I took a lot of walks around Forest Park last week and I noticed that … Continue reading

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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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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. I had a busy week followed by one of the best weekends I’ve enjoyed on record. On Saturday, I drove … 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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No-Cook Recipes: Whipped Ricotta Toast with Heirloom Tomatoes

I read an article the other day where a Southern chef said that during the summer, all she wants to eat are tomato sandwiches. I can relate. When it gets super hot outside and I sweat just from standing in … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Tart with Roasted Corn and Basil

This is one of those dinners that looks super intimidating to make but is actually really easy. All you need is an oven and puff pastry. You’ll also need tomatoes, basil, corn, ricotta, and cotija, but I’ll get to that … Continue reading

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(Almost) Perfect Scrambled Eggs

I thought I’d use last night’s dinner as an opportunity to tell you my secret to making (almost) perfect scrambled eggs. A scientist at my work likes to go fishing on the weekend. Yesterday, he stopped by my office with … Continue reading

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Peach Mango Smoothie Bowl with Blackberries

I read a few weeks ago that a big portion of the Southern peach crop was destroyed this year due to an unseasonably warm winter and a spring freeze. I felt bad for the Southerners and for myself. Peaches are … Continue reading

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