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Lemon Strozzapreti with Pesto, Arugula, and Peas

This pasta is a riff on a recipe that I saw a few years ago when I read Lunch in Paris, a memoir by an American living in Paris. In the book, Elizabeth Bard links her experiences living abroad to … Continue reading

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Pesto Making 101

Last night, I went over to my sister and her fiancé’s house for dinner. We decided to make farfalle with pesto. My sister’s fiancé asked me what recipe I use for the pesto, and I said that I don’t use … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles with Spinach Basil Walnut Pesto, Artichokes and Goat Cheese

Sometimes, I like to challenge myself to create a new recipe based on what I’m craving and what’s available. I walk into the grocery store and I hope that inspiration strikes. I knew that I wanted to eat soba noodles … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Galette

When I was little, I got a really nice nightgown as a holiday present. “Where’s it from?” I asked my mom. “Tar-jay,” she said. I immediately pictured a fancy French boutique, but then I realized that she was talking about … Continue reading

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Summer Salad with Stone Fruit and Blackberries

Someone asked me what I’ve been cooking lately and I realized that I’ve only been making salads. It’s weird, partly because I used to hate salads and partly because I realized that my diet consists of ice cream and arugula. … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Strawberry Caprese Salad with Pesto

When I first saw this recipe, I knew it would lead to something good. I love making caprese salad during the summer and I liked the idea of subbing in strawberries. They’re juicy and sweet and pair well with the … Continue reading

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Balsamic Roasted Peach Salad

This is one of those salads that makes you say “whoa.” It’s so good, you’ll find yourself wanting to eat the whole bowl. I don’t know about you, but that rarely happens to me. The salad also depends a lot … Continue reading

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