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Creamed Summer Corn (and a new addition!)

Creamed Summer Corn (and a new addition!)

Hi everyone! As you probably guessed, I’ve been a bit busy with our new addition. Olivia Camero Ainslie made her debut on Saturday, June 18th at 10:29 PM. She was [...]

July 13, 2011 × 20 comments

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Pesto Power Salad

Pesto Power Salad

Sometimes you crave Mac & Cheese. The good, homemade kind made with bechamel and extra sharp cheddar and topped with buttery breadcrumbs. That’s what I had this weekend. It was [...]

June 7, 2011 × 21 comments

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Peach & Radish Salad

Peach & Radish Salad

I wish I could take credit for this recipe, but I am sad to say that I cannot. I’ve mentioned before that Michael’s Genuine is my favorite spot for brunch. [...]

May 24, 2011 × 8 comments

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Corn, Bacon & Basil Spaghetti

Corn, Bacon & Basil Spaghetti

A few weeks ago I made a Corn Chowder with Bacon & Basil that I absolutely devoured. Fresh and seasonal, I loved the contrast between the sweet corn, smoky-salty bacon [...]

August 19, 2010 × 12 comments

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Heirloom Tomato, Olive & Goat Cheese Tart

Heirloom Tomato, Olive & Goat Cheese Tart

I was going to call this a “rustic” or “freeform” tart, but let’s be honest here. This is the tart of a lazy person. A person without one of those [...]

August 12, 2010 × 14 comments

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Corn Chowder with Bacon and Basil

Corn Chowder with Bacon and Basil

I know what you’re thinking – it’s 100 degrees outside and this crazy girl in Miami is making soup? What can I say? I love a good corn chowder and [...]

July 22, 2010 × 22 comments

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Pesto & Smoked Salmon Potato Salad

Pesto & Smoked Salmon Potato Salad

I don’t know about you, but I’m so ready for summer. Long, hot days at the beach, flip flops and the smell of sunscreen, and cookouts. There’s no better way [...]

May 13, 2010 × 9 comments

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Zucchini, White Bean & Leek Soup

Zucchini, White Bean & Leek Soup

I spent Labor Day weekend on Lake Michigan – eating s’mores by the beach bonfire, drinking the first of the season’s Octoberfest and generally lounging around. At night the temperatures [...]

September 9, 2009 × 11 comments

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Lighter Summer Squash Red Curry with Basil

Lighter Summer Squash Red Curry with Basil

Another zucchini and squash recipe for those with an abundance of summer produce. One of my favorite dishes of all time is thick, rich Thai curry. I love the aromatic [...]

August 4, 2009 × 10 comments

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Grilled Summer Squash Caprese

Grilled Summer Squash Caprese

Right around this time every year, people start scouring around for new zucchini recipes to get through what is usually an abundance of summer squash. Zucchini muffins, zucchini bread, ratatouille [...]

July 24, 2009 × 5 comments

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Pesto Shrimp w/Pancetta & Parmesan Polenta

Pesto Shrimp w/Pancetta & Parmesan Polenta

Now that is an alliterative title! Moving on… I’m really not a big fan of store-bought or even most restaurant pesto. Something about it tastes stale or old…just not fresh. [...]

June 16, 2009 × 20 comments

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Prosciutto Sandwich w/Basil Apple Fennel Slaw

Prosciutto Sandwich w/Basil Apple Fennel Slaw

Lately, I’m loving big, delicious sandwiches full of meats, cheeses and “slaws”. I tried looking up the definition of a slaw, but all I got was “sliced cabbage”, which isn’t [...]

October 2, 2008 × 8 comments