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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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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

The past couple weeks of my life could be known as: “Lavender on Everything.” I’m fine with that. In this installment, I decided to combine honey and lavender in ice cream. It was a test of patience and resolve, because … Continue reading

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Open Face BLT with Heirloom Tomatoes

I’m still thinking about this open face BLT a week later, which probably means I should tell you about it. There are few things in this world that I love more than BLTs. Avocados, deer, and kittens are a few … Continue reading

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Sugaree Baking Company

A couple months ago, I ditched work and went to explore Dogtown. Sugaree Baking Company was at the top of my list. I hadn’t been to the bakery since before I moved away from St. Louis five years ago. I … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar-Peach Ice Cream

I’ve been craving peaches lately, and especially peach-related desserts.  At work a few weeks ago, I had a conversation with a co-worker about peaches and brown sugar.  My co-worker said her father’s favorite dessert growing up was warm, oven-roasted peaches, … Continue reading

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Making My Own Ice Cream

Everyone, meet my ICE-21 Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker.  ICE-21, meet everyone. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to make my own ice cream.  Maybe it began three years ago, when I spent all summer working at a … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcakes

I have always loved strawberry shortcake.  When I was little, my parents, siblings and I would drive to Belleville, Illinois to Eckert’s Farm and Country Store.  We would go during the Fall to pick apples, and sometimes we would even … Continue reading

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