Tag Archives: local produce

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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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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Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Crisp

I bought some strawberries and rhubarb at the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market on Saturday and I debated about what to make with them. I thought about muffins or hand pies. Then, I thought of breakfast crisp. One of my favorite … 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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