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Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

This is my classic basil pesto recipe. I love having pesto at hand whenever the craving hits, so I make this full recipe and freeze it in ice cube trays to be able to grab a tablespoon at a time! Because the trickiest part of […]

Fresh Summer Tomato Pasta

Fresh Summer Tomato Pasta

There is truly nothing like the flavor of late summer tomatoes. They’re sweet and acidic, juicy and firm, all at the same time. And we’re still overflowing with them! So even as the weather has started to cool off (a bit too soon, if you […]

Smoked Potato Salad

Smoked Potato Salad

We got an electric smoker at the beginning of the summer and it’s been a total blast to play around with. As soon as Luke told me that he’d bought it, I had this dream to make a Smoked Potato Salad. I’m guessing the inspiration […]

Lemon Sorrel Risotto

Lemon Sorrel Risotto

I finally got brave this year and signed up for a CSA. Every Wednesday, we pick up a lovely little box packed to the gills with fresh, delicious produce from Tangleroot Farm in Essex, NY. I’ve wanted to participate in a CSA for years now, […]

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

If you haven’t heard of or tried romesco sauce before, I’m here to make your day. Romesco sauce is kinda sorta like Spain’s answer to Italy’s pesto. Now, it’s well known that I have a serious pesto addiction. It’s a big struggle for me not […]

Asparagus and Sweet Potato Tortellini Salad

Asparagus and Sweet Potato Tortellini Salad

This tortellini salad was all kind of an accident. There were asparagus spears from the farmer’s market crying in the back of the fridge, and asparagus in pasta salad requires tortellini, if you ask me. And when I dug for the asparagus, a half sweet potato […]