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Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Linguine with Shallot Cream Sauce

Nothing says spring to me like asparagus. When I start seeing the bright green bundles at the grocery store, I know we’ve turned a corner and officially said goodbye to the cold weather. I usually roast asparagus in the oven … Continue reading

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Mushroom Thyme Crème Fraîche Pasta

This mushroom thyme crème fraîche pasta is so good that I want to sing about it. Maybe I will, but first, I’ll tell you about how good it is. I made this pasta last Friday night after I put off … Continue reading

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Skillet Okra

Okra is one of my favorite vegetables to cook with in the fall. I love the way it looks like little stars when you cut it and I love how it tastes. It sounds kind of weird but okra *tastes* … Continue reading

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Maque Choux

I try to keep politics away from this blog, but now I can’t hold back. I always knew Trump was an insane white supremacist and yesterday, he confirmed it. The President of the United States, the “leader” of the free … Continue reading

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Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Yesterday was a very bad day. It was one of those days where a bunch of small things added up to one giant problem, and all I wanted to do is go home, make tea, curl up into a ball … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Polenta

I’m a sucker for impulse buys at the grocery store, especially in the checkout aisle. The other day, I was waiting in line and I saw a magazine, The Coastal Table. It was thick, heavy and cost more than most … Continue reading

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Spinach Polenta with Poached Egg

I got pretty spoiled after a week of eating out in California. I also got spoiled weather-wise. San Francisco isn’t warm, but when the sun is shining you don’t notice that it’s cold. When I got back to D.C. the … Continue reading

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