Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Saturday in the Life of a Foodie

Today I was up early (by my standards) even though I was out late last night for drinks with friends at Bleu and Sycamore in downtown Columbia, MO. At 9 am I rolled into the Columbia Farmers Market feeling very … Continue reading

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Food from a Friend

One of my best friends, Katie Thacher, and I have always bonded over a love of food. So it didn’t surprise me much when we started food blogs just a few days apart. If you haven’t already, check out Katie’s … Continue reading

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Grilled Pizza!

In my back yard we have a wonderful fire pit where we have bonfires for fun and for cooking. Even though I love grilling, sometimes I get a little bored with veggie and shrimp skewers (which are my standby since … Continue reading

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A Perfect Picnic

Sometimes the best meals are crafted simply by selecting ingredients at the market. When I went to Shakespeare in Forest Park in St. Louis last week I was away from the kitchen. A trip to The Smoke House was much … Continue reading

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Food for my Father

Yesterday was Father’s Day and my Dad was returning from a concert he attended the night before. My parents were due back from Kansas City at 5:00 so I decided to surprise my Dad with some of his favorite foods. … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat with a Cool Summer Treat!

Vanilla-Mint Yogurt with Peaches and Almonds Perfect for breakfast, dessert or a snack, the mint in this parfait adds a wonderful pop that freshens up the creamy yogurt. Add almonds for crunch and peaches for sweetness! 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt … Continue reading

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An Italian Feast

This weekend we hosted a party to celebrate my graduation. After grilling with friends the night before, Sunday’s party was comprized of some Italian favorites most of which could be prepared ahead of time. The advantage of preping your dishes … Continue reading

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