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No-Cook Recipes: Cantaloupe, Blackberry, Basil Salad

I started the “No-Cook Recipes” column on my blog a couple years ago after a friend of mine told me that she wanted a place to look for more no-cook meals. I’d made a bunch of them during the summer … Continue reading

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Tomato Goat Cheese Tart

This is the time of year when the tomatoes are in top form. Every Saturday, I go to the same stand at the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market and pick up the best ones I can find. A trick I learned … Continue reading

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Summer Corn and Tomato Salad

A week or two ago, my friend at work loaned me one of his favorite cookbooks, “Six Seasons” by Joshua McFadden. The cookbook puts an emphasis on fresh, seasonal vegetables, something that my friend and I are both passionate about. … Continue reading

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Peach Pita Pizzas

I’ve been eyeing the “Love & Lemons” cookbook for a while but I never wanted to shell out the money for it. Then Prime Day happened and the cookbook was marked down to $10, so I finally took the plunge. … Continue reading

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Soba Noodle Salad with Zucchini and Carrot Ribbons and Tahini Sauce

During the summer, I’m all about meals that come together quickly with the least possible effort. See: these soba noodles. I love soba noodles in general. They’re versatile so you can use them in salads, pasta dishes, or really anything … Continue reading

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Good Fortune

I’ve never been a fan of Chinese food. When I was younger, my family would order carry out from a local restaurant at least once a week and I’d dread it. I didn’t like the salt-laden sauces with sour flavors … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Ricotta Tart

In this chapter of, “Puff Pastry Makes Everything Better,” I bring you this spring pea ricotta tart. I love puff pastry. I forget how much I love it until I use it again. It’s a little pricey but it’s so … Continue reading

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