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Heirloom Tomato Panzanella

This panzanella is the best salad I’ve ever made. I know it sounds like I’m exaggerating but I’m not. To me, the best salad is one that makes you forget that you’re eating salad. This panzanella accomplishes that. Sweet, colorful … Continue reading

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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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Grilled Halloumi and Corn Salad with Peaches

Summer, to me, says Halloumi. It all started when I was living in D.C. Every summer, I’d buy a hunk of Halloumi cheese, slice it, fry it, and put it on salad. For a while it became my go-to meal … 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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Elote with Chili Rub and Cotija Cheese

I used to hate grilled corn. When I was little, my family would go strawberry picking at a local farm during the summer and we’d always get lunch there afterward. My sister would order corn on the cob wrapped in … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Sungold Gazpacho with Homemade Croutons

When the weather in St. Louis gets unbearably warm and nothing will cool me down, I turn to gazpacho. It’s healthier than my usual go-to, ice cream, and almost as delicious. Gazpacho is one of those things that should be … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus with Poached Egg

This is one of my go-to summer dinner recipes. Whenever I don’t feel like cooking, I buy a bundle of asparagus, toss it in some olive oil and salt, and roast it in the oven. A poached egg takes things … Continue reading

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