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Recipes + Cooking

Grandmom’s Crab Soup
2 months ago

Grandmom’s Crab Soup

My mom’s crab soup is a classic. It’s simple, easy and incredibly comforting. Like a lot of things she made for us over the years, the recipe wasn’t written …
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The best egg salad
2 months ago

The best egg salad

THE BEST EGG SALAD

INGREDIENTS 8 cooked eggs, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons crisp celery, chopped 2 teaspoons Maille Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon Maille whole …
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Weeknight Tomato Sauce
2 months ago

Weeknight Tomato Sauce

WEEKNIGHT TOMATO SAUCE

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp coarse salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup …
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Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup
3 months ago

Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

HOMESTYLE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 large carrots, peeled and sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and diced 2 garlic …
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The Best Little Cooking Project You Will Do Over and Over
3 months ago

The Best Little Cooking Project You Will Do Over and Over

This is how my brain works. See a photo on Instagram. (The photo above, specifically.) Screenshot it. Think, “I need to figure out how to make that.” Forget the …
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These are a few of my favorite things.
3 months ago

These are a few of my favorite things.

Since March, like most people, I have been hunkering down at home. A lot. Very thankfully, I like where I live and as luck would have it, I rescued a …
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In Search of New Food Inspiration
6 months ago

In Search of New Food Inspiration

At first — after the Bon Appetit scandal news broke — I was somewhat conflicted. As a middle class, middle-aged white female home cook, I was totally in their …
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Sometimes you just have to start over
7 months ago

Sometimes you just have to start over

Friends and strangers alike have asked me things like, “why in the world did you scrap years of work in building an Instagram following as Charm City Cook?” or …
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The Sandwich of Summer
7 months ago

The Sandwich of Summer

I’m not usually one to have very strong opinions about how a particular thing SHOULD be made. Rather, I think you should eat what you want, how you want. Except …
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The path to a more open mind and kitchen
8 months ago

The path to a more open mind and kitchen

 

If you know me — or at least the social media me — you know that Ina Garten taught me how to cook. And so did Martha Stewart, The …
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