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Cooking My Way Through ‘A Forest Feast,’ Part I: Lemony Pasta Fagioli

A few weeks ago, I was browsing around Left Bank Books, one of my favorite bookstores in St. Louis, when I stumbled upon “The Forest Feast Mediterranean” cookbook. I’d never heard of Erin Gleeson or her “Forest Feast” series, but … Continue reading

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Orecchiette Vegetable Bean Soup

Yesterday there was an ice storm in St. Louis so I hibernated all day and made lemon cornmeal muffins and orecchiette vegetable bean soup. I’ll tell you about the lemon muffins later this week, but first, I’ll give you the … Continue reading

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The Simplest (and Most Satisfying) Bagel Sandwich

Saturday morning I was shopping at Tower Grove Farmers’ Market and I stopped at 222 Artisan Bakery’s stand. I try to stop by as early as I can because they often sell out of their baguettes by 10 a.m. This … Continue reading

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Summer Corn and Tomato Salad

A week or two ago, my friend at work loaned me one of his favorite cookbooks, “Six Seasons” by Joshua McFadden. The cookbook puts an emphasis on fresh, seasonal vegetables, something that my friend and I are both passionate about. … Continue reading

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Friday nights are usually hit or miss when it comes to cooking. Sometimes I have the time and energy to make a home cooked meal, but even if I do, I want it to be quick and simple. Which brings … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Gratin

A week ago after I brought carrot cake muffins to work, one of my colleagues emailed me. “I wish your baking spree didn’t coincide with my diet,” she said, and I was sad. I wished she could try the muffins. … Continue reading

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Stacked Sandwiches

I didn’t realize it until it was over, but this was a week of stacked sandwiches. I guess my heart pointed me in that direction. It started on Tuesday when I went to Russell’s on Macklind for lunch. Going to … Continue reading

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