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Lemon Chicken from Ina Garten

My mom and my sisters love Ina Garten. They watch her cooking show. My mom owns a bunch of her cookbooks. My youngest sister had an Ina Garten Instagram account for a while, but I think she’s deleted it. They … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Heirloom Tomato and Zucchini Ribbon Salad

This salad came about partly because I like making zucchini ribbons, and partly because I bought a bunch of local produce at the farmers’ market last weekend. I knew that I was going to be eating out a lot this … 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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Pomodoro Sauce, Our Way

Awhile back, my younger sister Mollie and I tried our hand at creating our very own Pomodoro sauce.  If I had to guess, I’d say I was about eighteen or nineteen, and she was still in high school.  The only … Continue reading

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Gazpacho

If you would have told me ten years ago that I’d be making a refrigerated soup out of tomatoes, onions, and cucumber, I probably would have thought you were lying. Growing up, I didn’t even like tomatoes…in fact, I avoided … Continue reading

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Polenta Cakes with Tomato Basil Sauce

Every now and then, I like to try something different.  Most nights, I come home from work and make tried and true recipes, like couscous with zucchini, or sweet potato and black bean tacos.  It’s nice not having to meticulously … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Pie (or “Tarte aux Fraises”)

Something I love about the French are their constant vacations.  Not one month into teaching English abroad, I already had a school break.  I had two weeks off to do whatever I wanted, go whatever I wanted, and most importantly, … Continue reading

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