risotto with smoky roasted carrots

we’re back from a weekend of love and celebration in raleigh – a weekend to witness my cousin derek and his wife, amanda, promise each other forever. our hearts are full with boundless joy for two people we love, and our memories are rich from time enjoyed with family.  the week ahead is busy, but i […]

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fried eggplant salad with tahini

For my part I know nothing with any certainty,  but the sight of the stars makes me dream.  – Vincent Van Gogh fried eggplant salad with tahini This salad is as beautiful as it is delicious. The tahini dressing adds a tartness and creaminess to the crispy fried eggplant, while the greens and fresh herbs […]

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summer tomato galette

We’re standing at a wooden gate. On one side of us, a field is flecked with yellow wild flowers. On the other, our friends and family gaze towards us.  The sun peeks behind clouds, at one moment bright and golden, the next, dimmed and soft. You’re looking at me with gentle eyes, brimming with pride, […]

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