July 2011

Our Wonderful Surprise Wedding – in pictures!

by amy 29 July 2011

Tomorrow marks three months from the day my now-husband + i pulled off our surprise wedding, i thought it was a perfect time to (finally) share some pictures with you from that amazing day!

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chocolate-ricotta icebox cake

by amy 28 July 2011

it’s hot, but that’s not going to stop me from making desserts! it’s only going to make me more creative about how to make ‘em. my quest this week has been to help us get our sweets fix without turning on the oven. get excited about lots of icebox / no-bake recipes over the next [...]

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baked chicken meatballs with carmelized tomato glaze

by amy 26 July 2011

i love meatballs more than you can probably imagine. beef meatballs, pork meatballs, vegetarian ‘meat’balls during my meat-free years – i’ve devoured + adored them all. the one thing i don’t love? when i make them, i do so in huge quantities so we can have some that night, leftovers for later, + extras to [...]

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charred corn, black bean + jalapeno pasta salad with cilantro oil

by amy 21 July 2011

i love pasta salad. i could eat pasta salad (or really, pasta in any form) every day of the week. i especially enjoy it in the warmer days of summer, as it doesn’t involve much time in front of a hot stove + can be just as tasty chilled (if not tastier) as it is [...]

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sweet tea icebox tart with a gingersnap crust

by amy 19 July 2011

despite having grown up in boston, after 11 years in tennessee, i feel pretty darn southern. the culinary traditions of the south, particularly fried green tomatoes + fresh collard greens, make me incredibly happy. the one food/drink tradition i haven’t gotten into? sweet tea. we grew up drinking unsweetened tea with a little lemon, + [...]

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