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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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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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Lemony Farfalle with Asparagus

Asparagus has been simply outstanding this year — just the right amount of sweetness and crunch. What better way to highlight all this perfection than in a delicious and creamy pasta dish! I was inspired by Ina Garten’s lemon fusilli … Continue reading

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Alsatian Onion Tart

Onions will always remind me of Shrek trying to explain the complexity of his character to Donkey: “There’s a lot more to ogres than people think, ogres are like onions, they have layers.” SO instead of creating some a horrible … Continue reading

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Steak Diane

Located just off Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL you’ll find RL. The rich smell of mahogany and good bourbon will greet you as you enter this gem of a restaurant tucked inside the beautiful Ralph Lauren mansion.  I can pretty much … Continue reading

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Ramp and New Potato Soup

I still can’t get over seeing “Hide ya ramps, hide ya leeks” on twitter last week… hysterical (don’t get the reference? click here). After doing a quick internet search on “Ramp Recipes” I came across an Emeril concoction: Baby Ramp and New … Continue reading

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Poached (local) Eggs over Cheesy Bacon Grits

Anyone who’s ever driven through Ohio has probably noticed the vast farms and cornfields that flank our major highways.  In fact, the state contains more than 13million acres of farmland. Funny farm related story: a parent of a close college … Continue reading

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