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Warm Roasted Potato and Green Bean Salad

I have a propensity towards warm salads. Don’t ask me why, but they seem ever so much more interesting than cold salads. This recipe on Tasty Kitchen caught my eye–roasted potatoes + delicious and creamy mustard dressing? Yes, please! I made … Continue reading

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Parmesan Orzo with Asparagus

I was immediately inspired by this recipe from Tasty Kitchen. I’d only had orzo once before in my life, and it was in a very fancy dining room at Indiana University called the Tudor Room. I associate orzo with elegance, and the thought … Continue reading

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Tomato Mascarpone Pasta

I can’t count the times that I’ve heard my mom use the phrase “In my humble but correct opinion . . .” When I was young, I thought it was just one of her mom-isms, like her habit of waking … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken with Basil (Gai Pad Krapow)

I love Thai food. I love America’s Test Kitchen. I also love eating fabulous food with the people I love. So when my sister Erica came through town for a brief visit the other week, I chained her to the kitchen and cried … Continue reading

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