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Steak with Cucumber and Radish Salsa

This recipe is summer, through and through. Forget that it’s still technically spring (in my eyes, the second it jumps above 80 degrees it is summer, no question), this meal is as refreshing as it is easy to prepare. Everything about this dish is refreshing: the cilantro, the cool cucumber, the bright spice of the...

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

More ice cream. I just can’t stop. Seriously. I’m going to have to take a break soon, at the very least to use up the hoards of egg whites sitting in the freezer. At this point I’ve moved on to snack size ziplocks to store them in because I’ve filled up all the small containers...

Beet Green and Garlic Scape Bruschetta

We picked up our first CSA yesterday. To say we were excited would be an understatement… you’d be better off describing us as giddy. Over produce. Local. Organic. Biodynamic. Incredible. Produce. We’ve never done a CSA before, for various reasons. Moving. Out of town for too many weeks in the summer. Moving again. Farmers’ market...

Tapas Plate With Marinated Chickpeas

If Taylor had to pick one thing to eat, his last supper of sorts, it would probably look something like this. Savory morsels. Little bites of pork and cheese. To him, this is the ultimate meal. Me, on the other hand… I think you know my feelings about pork. I’ll have some bacon or prosciutto...

Strawberry Pomegranate Sorbet

As much as I love ice cream, sometimes a sorbet is much more satisfying. I don’t think there is such a thing as a sorbet that is not refreshing; it’s in their nature. And as the temperatures slowly climb with the humidity not far behind, nothing feels better than pulling a tupperware full of frozen...