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Pesto Chicken Saltimbocca

When planning a meal I like to utilize what’s in season, especially during the summer months. Garden fresh tomatoes can be found in most neighborhoods, farmer’s markets and grocery stores. I like to take advantage of this tomato season because they taste so much better than a tomato you’ll eat in the winter. I already […]

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Tarte à la Tomate

It’s that time of year when gardens are bursting with colorful, fresh, and flavorful tomatoes. If you are at a loss of what to do with your bounty this is a great recipe to try. This tomato tart is a French classic. Tangy Dijon mustard, tomatoes at the peak of their season, and a buttery […]

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Spicy Pork with Herbs and Rice Noodles

During these hot and humid summer months I try to make meals that use the oven/stovetop as little as possible. This spicy pork dish arrived in my inbox and has become a go to meal on these warmer days. It tastes great served warm or cold and is so easy to throw together. The mint […]

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Somali Style Beef- A Sunday Supper

Suqaar is a simple, homey Somali dish of meat and vegetables cooked together in the same pan. Typically, lamb is the meat of choice, but you can also use beef or even chicken. The spices are super fragrant and will make your house smell so good. I love trying to make different foods from different […]

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Salmon Quiche

Quiche is always a go to in our house, it’s perfect for any meal. I went a little out of my comfort zone this past week and made a salmon quiche. Of course I had to do a little research to find out how exactly to make a salmon quiche. Do you use fresh salmon […]

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Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

When I asked Andrew if he had a hankering for anything when I was planning for my Sunday Supper his only request was something French. So I opened up a cookbook and landed on a random page, Poulet aux Quarante Gousses d’Ail, Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic. This trick doesn’t always work, I’ve opened […]

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Pasta with Roman Broccoli Sauce

If you’re looking for a way to sneak more greens into your meals this is the perfect meal for you. Last week I made Rigatoni with Roman Broccoli Sauce from Milk Street and it was delicious. It doesn’t take long to prepare, so it can easily be made during your busy week. This recipe was […]

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Comment est votre Blanquette?

Way back in 2018 when dinner parties would happen on a whim and some of our friends hadn’t moved back to France yet Andrew and I were treated to a traditional French favorite, Blanquette de Veau. This dish is pure comfort food, many recipes have been passed down and perfected by French grandmothers for generations. […]

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Holiday Pies

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means one thing in my world…pie! Most people get really excited about the Thanksgiving meal as a whole but honestly, I’m only here for the pie. Growing up the dessert table would be FULL of different pies to try and I would be eating leftover pie for […]

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Sunday Supper- Austrian Beef Stew

Hello November! I thought I would kick off the new month by sharing a delicious Sunday Supper we had a couple of weeks ago. I made a tasty stew from my new Milk Street cookbook that my brother gave me for my birthday. This is the first dish that I’ve made from Austria and now […]

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Sunday Supper- Pork Ragù

We had a chilly, kind of feels like autumn Sunday a couple of weeks ago. I loved it. Summer is nice but I really love fall. I love the cooler temps, the cozy sweaters, late night bonfires and the lack of humidity. This cooler day was my turn for Sunday Supper so I l wanted […]

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Garden Fresh Mocktails

Our little garden is still going strong! We have so many cucumbers, hot peppers and herbs that we needed to start getting creative before they were no longer fresh. These non-alcoholic sparkling mocktails are the perfect, refreshing drinks for summer, and a great opportunity to use up some of the extra herbs in your garden. […]

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Jerk Chicken Burgers- A Sunday Supper

Warm weather screams casual meals to me. As the temperatures rise outside the last thing you want to do is spend hours in a hot kitchen making a fancy meal. So, our Sunday Suppers during the summer months are more low key but that doesn’t mean that the flavors aren’t amazing! One of my favorite […]

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Uunifetapasta(Baked Feta Pasta)- Sunday Supper

I’ve been following the account liemessa on instagram for years. I first stumbled across this account when I was mindlessly scrolling and saw a beautiful chocolate cake with cherries, it looked so good and I had to make it! After clicking on picture I found out that belongs to Jenni Hayrinen who is a Finnish […]

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Lille Potatoes- Sunday Supper

There’s just something so nice about catching the bus or train and having it transport you to another destination. I love that the bus/rail system in Europe is so easy to navigate. The USA could learn a thing or two about public transport from Europe! When we made last minute plans in 2018 to visit […]

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Gluhwein and Christmas Trees

So, we did a thing. A thing that I swore I would never do. We bought an artificial Christmas tree. Even as I’m typing this I still can’t believe that we have a fake tree sitting in a box ready to be assembled this holiday season.  It just doesn’t seem right! Andrew has wanted to […]

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Salade Niçoise

Happy First Day of Summer! It’s been raining in Maine, but summer is here and I can’t wait for days at the beach, drinks by the pool and lunches with friends. Summers in Maine are the best and I am looking forward exploring some new places in my home state during my time off. Having […]

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