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Sweet and Nutty Grilled Cheese

Sweet and Nutty Grilled Cheese

  I cannot begin to explain my admiration for a good sandwich, especially the melted variety. Grilled cheeses have been a staple of my childhood, and ever since I have sought out gourmet varieties that embody both my love for the classic sandwich and need […]

Green Summer Salad

Green Summer Salad

I eat more salads in the summertime than in any other season. Stores are stocked with fresh produce all vibrant with colors and smells. Plus, salads are a quick, non-cooking dinner solution yielding endless possibilities! For my Green Summer Salad I’ve combined mixed field greens, […]

Smoked Gouda Polenta with Pesto and Chickpeas

Smoked Gouda Polenta with Pesto and Chickpeas

This recipe was the last “real meal” I cooked before moving from my old apartment, and boy did it make for a suitable homage for my old (literally), small kitchen. After countless hours of packing and cleaning, I was in need for a warm, comforting […]

Pasta a la Norma

Pasta a la Norma

I LOVE rigatoni pasta. The shape, the texture, the look. In my terribly biased opinion, it trumps the rest! I definitely get this deposition from my grandma, the best cook I know. She uses it for her spaghetti and meatballs and in her macaroni and […]