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Panzanella: the end of the tomatoes, with bread

We’ve had a bit of a cold snap around these parts. A little autumnal chill that hints at the jacket weather to come. The kind of weather that begs for closing up windows and putting on warm socks. Of course, yesterday it was too warm for long sleeves, and even though there was apple pie …

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Simple, Refreshing Popsicle Recipes for Summer

Now that we’ve found our way into hot weather, it’s time for summer’s simplest frozen treat, the popsicle. It’s my lazy go-to when I want something refreshing that doesn’t require an ice cream maker or tons of prep. I thought I’d round up all of the popsicle recipes I’ve shared here so far and put …

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Raspberry Plum Crisp with Walnuts and Cardamom

Plums are farmers markets’ harbingers of fall. They come in with the peaches and the berries and go out with the apples and the pears. When plums show up, summer heads out. This raspberry plum crisp is a sort of summer’s last hurrah. It’s comfort baking at it’s simplest and best, like a light sweater …

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Blackberry Milkshakes, perfectly simple

It may not be obvious from the multi-day layer cakes and precisely-scaled candy projects, but most days, I am a lazy cook. Like most people with full lives, cooking doesn’t always make it to the top of my priority list. There are plenty of days when the question “what’s for dinner?” gets answered by ordering …

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Mezcal Mule (Mezcal + Ginger ale + Lime Cocktail)

A Mezcal Mule, beaded with condensation, is a beautiful thing. Especially when the weather is oppressive. It’s been so hot and humid these last few weeks that when I step outside it feels like the air around me is sweating. My naturally wavy hair, which I straighten these days, has developed a persistent swoop that …

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