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Edamame, Broccoli and Pancetta with Shallots
Bless the Italians for their cured, salty pork products. Ask the butcher for a nice thick cut of panchetta (the
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Spanikopita
When I was in fourth grade, we had to do a presentation about our family and it’s culture, so I
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Diary of Pickled Asparagus
Update: Use this same process with beans and carrots.  We’ve since made few new batches, each time playing with the
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Eddie’s Open-Faced Steak Sandwiches
My boyfriend knows his way around the kitchen and steak sandwiches are (one of) Eddie’s many specialties. So, we went
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Urban Picnic in Parsons Garden
As a child of the city, I will be the first to admit that camping does not top my list
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Cherry Rhubarb Compote
While in Portland for the weekend, I had an amazing yogurt parfait at this fabulous bakery, Crema. They serve a berry
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Bruschetta Pomodoro
Thank you to my dear friend Siri!  She’s not the most ‘comfortable’ person in the kitchen and she tried this
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The Anti-Hangover Cocktail: Vodka Water with Lime
  Everyone has their standby drink, a constant go-to when you’re in the need for a beverage.  A loyal vodka enthusiast
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Cucumber Salad with Pickled Shallot
Cucumbers are a very cooling food, in season from May through July.  I like to think of cucumbers as nature’s
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Turkey Feta Panini with Roasted Red Peppers
A panini is a lovely ending to a day, warm and satisfying with endless possibilities.  Whenever I make a sandwich
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Marinated Mushrooms
  I absolutely love marinated mushrooms, but the are so pricey when bought at a gourmet shop.  I think these
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Rack of Pork
My mom’s specialty is roasting.  Her recipe for rack of pork is simple: turn the oven up to 475*F, smother
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Tuna Salad For People Who Don’t Like Tuna Salad
When I was in college, girls in my house would constantly be making tuna… something.  It’s cheap and a great
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Zucchini and Goat Cheese Crustless Quiche
I love frittatas, the Spanish had it all right with this masterpiece. Unfortunately, I manage to make it into scrambled
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Spring Love Tonic: Asparagus
How does the introduction of Spring affect our minds and bodies? The sun comes out and magically the winter “blahs”
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