Monthly Archives: June 2013

summertime key lime pies with coconut cream

Is there anything more quintessentially summer than a key lime pie?  I remember the first time I had a proper key lime pie, from the Florida keys.  After my sophomore year of college, my parents took my sister and I … Continue reading

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homemade tomato jam

Given my preference for savory over sweet, for my first attempt at making jam this summer, I reached for tomatoes, rather than berries.  This jam couldn’t be simpler – you simply throw several simple ingredients into a pot – tomatoes, … Continue reading

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summer tomato napoleon with goat cheese basil mousse and homemade tomato jam

Tomatoes always remind me of my grandfather.  Some summers, when my parents needed a getaway from parenthood, they would drop us kids off at my grandparents’ house for a week or two.  During one of these summers, I remember sitting … Continue reading

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