Lunch

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Applewich

When I was growing up my mom (Hi Mommy!) would make me Applewiches. The apple and peanut butter snack was one of my favorites. I was rarely allowed any sweets

Lunch

Food Fight: Esme vs Goat Cheese Salad

Esme and goat cheese used to be tight. Like a daily lunch date tight. BFF’s. Then one day it was over. She kicked goat cheese to the curb and it

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Corn and Black Bean Salad

There’s nothing like corn on the cob from the local farms at my cottage. Really. I didn’t even used to like corn on the cob until I tasted the insanely

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One Fish, Two Fish, How Much is Too Much Fish?

I’m confused about fish. I know the good fats of DHA Omega 3s make skin and hair look younger and healthier and that fish is brain food. Anyone in doubt

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Vegetable Pancakes

I’m just going to confess right off the top that Esme did not like this dinner. In fact, I had to coerce her to even put a speck of pancake

Appetizers

Vegetable Calzones

Perhaps making a recipe that needs a 400 degree oven wasn’t the smartest idea on a day when the temperature outside felt only slightly cooler. But you know what it’s

Poultry

Shakshuka!

Ben is a photographer and this week he’s got a lot of dusk shoots to do. I can get pretty lazy about dinner when it’s just me and Esme eating.

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Vegetable Quesadillas

Another day, another dinner. Another day or staring into the fridge thinking, “Dinner? Are you in there, dinner?” It’s like a Rubik’s cube: tomato, peppers, onion equals…. pasta sauce? Bleh.

Spring

Kale Pesto

5:30 am Ceri’s House Julian quietly jabbers and I realize he has slept through the night. Second time this week! Please God let this be the new pattern. I bring

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Kale Quiche

One Sunday afternoon, as I waited outside of Whole Foods for Dan and Scarlett to meet me, I sat catatonic. It was around 2pm and I was hitting the proverbial