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Berry Cream Scones

Waking up with a sparkler in your coffee might be the best way to kick off the 4th of July but a red, white and blue berry-ful scone just might be the next best option.  These tender scones will set … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Coffee Cake

I love rhubarb – it’s so pretty and the taste – so unexpected! My mind immediately went to the gobs of butter in my freezer just begging to be made into pie dough but then I quickly remembered that a. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Swiss Chard and Ramp Butter

As Hillary mentioned – ramp season is fleeting.  So I decided to preserve their goodness in what else, but butter.  Oh, and if you were wondering who first ramped up the ramp here’s a great Grub Street article on the subject… I originally … Continue reading

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Crispy Chicken Sandwich

To tell you the truth I never really eat chicken.  I’m super persnickety about where it comes from and apart from the occasional roast bird or late night chicken wings (gross, I know – the cocktails cloud my good judgment) … Continue reading

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Best granola bars EVER

I’ve been getting myself addicted to Kind bars lately — they are delicious, nutritious, and come in so many fun flavors! But at about $2 a bar, they really add up over time… So what better way to keep up … Continue reading

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Best Mashed Potatoes EVER

I spent Thanksgiving in Asia this year. It was an amazing trip, and I’m so glad I went, but I definitely missed the holiday. And most of all (aside from family of course…) I missed mashed potatoes. These aren’t just … Continue reading

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SANDY MADE ME DO IT: Chipotle Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Let me just say that I was one of the extremely fortunate ones, merely inconvenienced by hurricane Sandy. After just one night at home without power, and four nights at a lovely apartment in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (thank you Abby, … Continue reading

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Salt and Pepper Buttermilk Biscuits

When I was growing up freshly ground pepper was the seasoner of choice in our house.  And maybe mustard…we put it on everything come to think of it – even baked potatoes.  I really didn’t get into salting my food … Continue reading

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Cacio e Pepe

Cheese and carbs are truly a match made in heaven. Add quick, easy, and Italian to the mix and boy do you have a winner! The classic Roman dish Cacio e Pepe, or pasta with cheese and pepper, is so … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Last Saturday it was looking like fall had passed us by and Old Man Winter was getting ready to settle in for good.  Freezing rain and snow before Halloween?!  It was the perfect day to stay inside and roast some … Continue reading

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