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slow-cooked tuscan kale & white bean soup

if you don’t believe in magic, you should buy a slow cooker. there’s really no other word for the transformation a few chopped vegetables in some water or veggie broth undergo while stewing in that splendid appliance over the course … Continue reading

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herbed focaccia with olives, spinach & white cheddar

my friend paige is an avid bread-baker who is constantly extolling the virtues of homemade bread. she’s right, too–contrary to popular opinion, breads & doughs are actually quite easy to master (& this is coming from someone who much prefers … Continue reading

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eggplant parmesan with homemade tomato sauce

this is one of my absolute favorite things to make for dinner. it’s rich & delicious, but doesn’t leave you feeling heavy since it’s vegetable-based. it’s easy, but kind of time-consuming, so i don’t make it that often. it takes … Continue reading

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garlic butter breadsticks

i’m the oldest of six kids, so ever since i was little, i’ve thrived in chaotic, bustling environments. my siblings are my best friends & it’s awesome because anywhere we go, we make our own fun. moving to madison was … Continue reading

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