Tag Archives: Cooking

Grilling in the summer…. without a grill.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that summer is for grilling. During this fine season, we are to eat the bright bounty of the garden and crisp meat cooked outside. I could live off of summer tomatoes, squash, zucchini, and … Continue reading

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Wegmann Waffle Wednesday

Because new families like to start new traditions… … especially ones that are covered in Nutella and whip cream (remember crêpe night on Tuesdays?), and involve alliteration.  You can find the waffle recipe we used here. And be forewarned that … Continue reading

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First World Products

In keeping with the spirit of my first world problems, I wanted to share with you a list of some of my favorite first world products. None of these things are essential. In fact, they are borderline frivolous. And yet, … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Frittata

Ever on the quest for good lunches, and recently on the quest for less bready/pasta-y options, this roasted vegetable frittata has become a favorite.  It is basically like a baked, goat-cheesy version of ratatouille, and if anything has a baked … Continue reading

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Out of Control Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

My pre-wedding/New Year eating resolve was to try out the Primal Diet, which basically means try to eat like a cave [wo]man, aka no processed stuff, no grains, no refined sugar, no delicious pasta, bread etc. But hey, lots of … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Doughnuts

I love vegetables, fancy food, delicate dinners, and refined cuisine. But I also have a deep abiding weakness for Totinos pizza, burgers, and doughnuts. James and I are slowly trying out all of the burger dives in DC and I … Continue reading

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La Tarte Chèvre-Figue

Is there any fruit more beautiful fruit than a fig? No, there is not. It happens to be fig season and I compulsively bought figs at the store this past week. As I was thinking on what I wanted to … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Baking: Deep Dark Chocolate Cookies

When someone in your life is gluten intolerant, you start becoming obsessed with finding things that are gluten-free. Or maybe that is just me.  And every time you stumble upon a gluten-free object, you have to excitedly send a text … Continue reading

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Les Champignons Farcis: Stuffed Mushrooms with a Balsamic Dressing

I just ate these last night and they were so delicious that I have to share them promptly.  We had a girls night with some friends, allowing two guys to tag along provided they neither judged the lack of meat … Continue reading

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Amish Squash Grilled Pizza (Variation from Smitten Kitchen)

Growing up I didn’t realize how eccentric and fun my great uncle Lyman was because we only saw him every other year for reunions. But in the past 5 years he has decided to retire around the corner from my … Continue reading

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