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Cherry Pinwheel Danish

by amy 15 July 2014

I have very fond memories of breakfast pastries. Growing up, every once in a while as a treat, my dad would drive to the local bakery and come home with AMAZING freshly-made pastries and danishes for our breakfast. My personal favorite was a round-shaped one with raspberry, cherry or cream cheese filling in the center, [...]

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Spaghetti With Oven-Roasted Tomatoes + Caramelized Fennel

by amy 9 July 2014

I am an extreme vegetable lover. Truly, I don’t think there’s a single vegetable that I won’t eat. My friends know this, so when they wind up with a vegetable that they don’t like or don’t know what to do with, it frequently winds up on my doorstep. Recently, one of my friends got a [...]

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My Favorite Turkey Burgers

by amy 1 July 2014

I’ll be the first to admit that turkey burgers didn’t used to be my favorite meal. I’d had one too many overcooked, underwhelming turkey burgers, and had nearly given up hope of finding a delicious version. But, a couple months ago, I decided to go on a search for the perfect turkey burger, as I [...]

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Cheesecake Brownies

by amy 22 June 2014

Today, I’m participating in a fun blogger event — the Secret Recipe Club. How does it work? Every blogger is secretly assigned another blog + chooses a recipe from that blog to make. On reveal day (today!), all of our posts go up at the same time, + everyone gets to see who was assigned [...]

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Spring Vegetable Pasta With Lemon and Herbs

by amy 10 June 2014

I’m so excited to share this beautiful pasta dish with y’all today 1) because it’s delicious and 2) because it uses really neat cooking techniques. First, this recipe interestingly uses *every part* of the vegetables. The usually-discarded parts, like the stalky asparagus ends and tough leek ends, are utilized to make a super-flavorful enriched vegetable [...]

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