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Strawberry Shortcake with Orange Blossom Whipped Cream

This is the first in a series of posts about everything I did with strawberries that I picked over the weekend. Somewhat incredibly, they’re almost all gone. Before I went out to Eckert’s on Saturday, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Turn

If I had to pick one neighborhood that I neglect in St. Louis, it would be Midtown. I get distracted by everything in the surrounding neighborhoods so the only time I go is when I’m driving through on my way … Continue reading

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Lincoln Square and Evanston Beaches

Over the weekend, I trekked across Chicago to meet my friend Anna for brunch.  She just moved to Lincoln Square, a neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side known for its eclectic shops, delicious restaurants, and lederhosen. Yes, that’s right, lederhosen…The neighborhood … 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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Concretes, Sundaes and Scoops: St. Louis Frozen Custard

Ever since I moved back to St. Louis from France, I feel like I’m re-discovering the city I grew up in…Especially in terms of food.  Many years have passed since I’ve eaten a hot dog or hamburger, and my stomach … Continue reading

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City Coffeehouse and Creperie

Sometimes, I really miss France…Okay, most of the time I miss France.  I think alot of it has to do with boulangeries, crepes, and pastries.  How could I not fall in love with a country where dessert-making is considered an … Continue reading

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