The Making: Quinoa Arepas

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Recipe and Post originally featured on The Post Social A trip to New York City always results in new culinary inspirations for me. My recent one was no different, except that the trip to Smorgasburg meant that my list of … Continue reading

The Making: Tuscan White Bean Soup

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Tuscan White Bean Soup 1 package Rancho Gordo Yellow Eye Beans 2-3 Roma tomatoes 1 shallot (or small onion) garlic, chopped spinach (or kale) 2 vegetable bouillon cubes (The Organic Gourmet is the brand I use) (other spices you want) … Continue reading

The Making: Shortbread

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I’d been promising a friend for months that I would send him a care package. When he mentioned he had never had shortbread, I decided that would be the treat. Well, that and some classic chocolate chip cookies, because you … Continue reading

The Making: Lentil Vegetable Soup

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I mentioned to a few friends that I’d fallen head over heels for the lentil vegetable soup I recently made. I was eating it greedily at work, in amazement that something so incredibly simple could be so delicious. In the … Continue reading

The Making: Panna Cotta

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I’d like to tell you that I’m finally getting settled in my new home and at work, but with the holiday season coming on strong, I’m afraid I’m barely managing to tread water. That doesn’t, however, stop me from baking. … Continue reading