Recipes

TWO INGREDIENT DIJON ROAST CHICKEN

Well, four if you include the chicken and salt, but you get the idea. A perfectly roast chicken is one of life’s simplest pleasures. If I’m in my kitchen alone, I’ll devour a roast chicken with my bare hands, and plenty of extra salt and whole grain mustard. I would go for a glass of white wine, but with my […]
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HEIRLOOM TOMOATO SALAD

So few things are perfect exactly as they come – but peak of the season summer produce are about as simply perfect as you can get. Their flavor is already fully realized, their textures ripe, their colors and juices bursting. When they’re at their best, I can eat a personal watermelon in one sitting. Honestly, a touch of acid, salt, […]
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ICE CREAM SANDWICHES

My brother Henry is deeply passionate about his ice cream sandwiches. He demands a chewy, tender cookie (preferably warm) and an abundance of excellent ice cream. None of this sticking-to-you-finger crap of the vending machine ice cream sandwiches. Inspired by Henry’s one true love, I came up with this easy method, for creating a dozen ice cream sandwiches in a […]
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BREEZY SUMMER SHAKE

Summer is in full effect, and if you’re like me, you’ve probably gone a little crazy at the farmers’ market, trying to soak up every last drop of edible sunshine. This means that I have a lot of fruit doing a lot of nothing on my counter, and a girl can only make so much jam or pie. So smoothies […]
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STRAWBERRY GLAZED BROWN BUTTER / BUTTERMILK DOUGHNUTS

These are all about simplicity: barely pink strawberry glaze on top of fluffy, cakey buttermilk donuts. Feel free to switch out strawberries for any other berry, or even cherries. These are so delicious.  INGREDIENTS (DONUTS) 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour, sifted 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 1/3 […]
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STRAWBERRY ROSE LEMONADE

Pink lemonade is one of the happiest things I can imagine filling a glass. I immediately think of summer picnics or fancy tea parties as a little girl. In this version, I made my pink lemonade just a little more special, with fresh strawberries and a touch of rosewater. This combination is so refreshing and fun, you can’t help but […]
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MINI ROSE TARTE TATIN

Tarte Tatin is a family recipe for me.  There are a few pies and cakes that make the cut: Devil’s food cake with marshmallow frosting, Tina’s pumpkin pecan pie, Spooky’s Rum Cake. Tarte Tatin is yet another to add to the list, and one of my favorites. It’s essentially an upside-down apple tart, made with four ingredients (apples, butter, sugar, […]
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GREEN ALMOND MILK

In honor of the month, I’m adding a bit of green to some of my favorite classics. Almond milk is a fantastic canvas on which to build flavors, and adding a bit of fiber and vitamins with some kale, spinach, and romaine, is a great way to add a bit more oomph. What will you add to your almond milk? […]
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