Fresh out of the kitchen

My Favorite Restaurants on Cape Cod

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Every summer for the week of July 4th, I look forward to camping on Cape Cod with my boyfriend and his family – a tradition of theirs that spans ~15 years back. With miles of surf, sand and unspoiled natural landscapes, it is a magical place to visit in the summer. Having been there for… 

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Carrot oatmeal cookies

So the Union Square Greenmarket sells these vegan carrot cookies that I absolutely adore. They’re chewy, dense, not overpoweringly sweet, and really quite large for a cookie – probably weighing in at close to one pound. Last Wednesday, I started my workday with a meeting at the Greenmarket and picked up one of these cookies… 

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Warm Bean Salad with Miso Dressing

While my Instagram suggests I have a wildly cool and lavish New York City diet (Roberta’s! Ramen galore!), the truth is, I’ve sort of fallen into a weeknight dinner rut. Most nights, dinner consists of quinoa or brown rice with beans (usually these), and some sort of vegetable. It’s fast, easy and nutritious, but also a… 

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Creamy steel-cut oatmeal with blueberry-basil compote

…aaand I’m back! Not blogging for the past month was tough and I seriously missed it, but at the same time I’m so glad I decided to take the hiatus. I felt like I needed to step back and reassess what it is I really want to be sharing with the world. Reclaiming the time… 

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Hey, guys! I’m taking a little break from blogging and plan to be back in a few weeks. Please don’t miss me too much! I hope you’re all having a fantastic summer, and that you’ll stay in touch via Instagram and other social media. Oh, and check out this article I wrote for Gothamist, “What To… 

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Cocktail Hour: Boozy Strawberry Milkshake

“Cocktail Hour” is a monthly series in which I try my hand at making simple yet impressive cocktails at home. This recipe – well, non-recipe rather – was born out of my desire to create a grown-up strawberry slushy drink. Because no matter what your age, there is nothing better than the refreshing power of… 

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Challah-Banana Pudding with Rum Crème Anglaise

When I first started thinking about what kind of recipes I wanted to develop in my Food Media class, I knew I wanted to work on things I would never work on at home. I really wanted to take advantage of being in a huge professional kitchen, with tons of equipment, and the immeasurable expertise… 

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