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Tender Pork Meatballs in Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Butter Sauce (Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 15, 2015 at 5:41pm
Tender Pork Meatballs in Tomato Butter Sauce

Hi! How was your summer? Goodness it flew by, like they all do, and yet we are all surprised to see the first yellow leaves scattered on the ground. I love that about Minnesotans – we are bonded by our collective denial and climatic optimism. WINTER MIGHT NOT COME THIS YEAR. Um. I haven’t been posting here as…

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Slow-Cooked Halibut with Warm & Cold Salad | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP-adaptable)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 6, 2015 at 12:10pm
Slow-Cooked Halibut with Warm & Cold Salad | Fresh Tart

This dish of divine represents the beauty of unplanned cooking with friends. You know those meals, usually last-minute, thrown-together affairs – the ones where one friend has some vegetables and another a piece of meat and another some fresh herbs and wine. Spontaneity (and cocktails) draw seemingly disparate elements into a lovely and memorable meal, with everyone agreeing: we HAVE…

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Avgolemono (Greek Egg Lemon Soup)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 18, 2013 at 3:24pm
Avgolemono Soup | Fresh Tart

You might not think of making a pot of chicken broth on a warm summer day, but I suggest it anyhow. There are just so many fast, flavorful meals that spin out of one simple stockpot, for several days into the week, that it’s the perfect summer Sunday move. Plop a chicken in a pot,…

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Learn Eat Drink: Provisions Class at Kitchen in the Market!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 19, 2012 at 6:25pm

Friends with CSAs, gardens, or farmers market addictions…I’d love to see you at the Provisions class I’m teaching at Kitchen in the Market with chef Scott Pampuch. The focus will be on extending our too-short growing season’s bounty with time-honored techniques, helpful restaurant tips, and translations to making great quality food at home. Our first…

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Chicken Soup with Kale, Garlic & Sweet Potatoes (Paleo, AIP-Friendly)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:55pm
Chicken Soup with Kale, Bacon & Sweet Potatoes | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

My mom is recovering from major surgery here at our home. She spent the first couple of weeks in a hospital and rehab facility, where the food was…truly awful. I brought her little farmer’s market treats like sliced tomatoes and strawberries, to remind her that not all food comes from boxes and cans, but man,…

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Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 10, 2011 at 7:19am

The play of hot against cold, tender against crunchy, preferably with a salty-sweet vinaigrette, hits enough texture and flavor notes to transform a simple salad into a meal. Use this recipe as a formula to play with all summer long, as other vegetables come into the market. Grilled Asparagus Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette Serves 2…

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Eggplant Caviar

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 8, 2010 at 1:28pm

My family is more than a little obsessed with the eggplant spread – or melitzanosalata – at It’s Greek to Me. The creamy eggplant is perfectly balanced with lemon, garlic, fresh herbs, and salt. Nathan and I could sit down with just that, and a mountain of pillowy, hot-off-the-griddle pita bread, and stuff ourselves like…

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Minneapolis Farmers Market – Fresh & Local Radio Show

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 6, 2010 at 5:37pm

            It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of farmers markets – what’s not to love? – and the Minneapolis Farmers Market in particular because it’s my “home” market.  I shop there every week, most weeks two or more times, loading up on all of my favorite fruits, vegetables,…

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Fried Chickpeas with Chorizo & Spinach

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 3, 2010 at 8:44am

I posted this recipe a few weeks ago at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly magazine.  I’ve probably said this about too many things to be credible (I’m aware that I lean a bit heavily on the superlative), but this is one of my absolute favorite dishes.  I crave it.  I devour it.  And now you will…

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Blueberry Lemon Buttermilk Cake

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 1, 2010 at 11:37am

I still had blueberries left from last week’s farmers market haul, but since they were just-past gorgeous (yet still perfectly edible), I decided that today was the day to bake them into this pretty blueberry lemon cake I’d had my eye on. Although really, every day should be a day for buttermilk cake, don’t you…

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