Farmers Market Baked Ziti with Heirloom Tomato Sauce

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Just one more heirloom tomato recipe before we dip into soups and pumpkin. As soon as September 1st hit, the web was saturated with all things pumpkin. Which I love because that just means it’s closer to my birthday (Halloween if you’re wondering) and don’t ask me how old I’m turning. I stopped counting last […]

Savory Tomato Stuffed Challah Bread

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Shabbat Shalom! I haven’t said that in years, but figured it would be appropriate to on a Friday morning. The last time I said Shabbat Shalom to someone was on a a Saturday afternoon to an observant couple walking down the streets of LA. I was never that observant growing up, but I do miss […]

Heirloom Tomato and Polenta Quiche {Guest Post}

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Have you seen anything more beautiful than this? I have to say, that I am a little excited that summer is coming to an end (bye bye poofy hair) and am so ready to bring in the cool breeze and scarfs…but very very sad to be saying bye to heirloom tomatoes!   I know I […]

Julia Child’s Mussels Mariniere

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Happy 102 birthday Julia Child! Ever since I opened the first pages of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, I don’t think I have been the same. I conquered the fragile “Cheese Souffle” and have been hooked ever since. There is an entire page dedicated to stiffening egg whites, that is how I learned how […]

Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms

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It took not 1, not 2, but 3 different stores to find squash blossoms! I have been obsessed with making stuffed squash blossoms ever since I did it for the 1st time last year. But it was a total flop! I followed someone else’s instructions of boiling them for a few seconds. Which makes sense, […]