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Fresh Tart Fresh Start 2016 + Clam, Halibut & Kale Chowder

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 19, 2016 at 8:54pm
Clam, Halibut & Kale Chowder | Fresh Tart (Gluten-free)

Happy Birthday to me and to Fresh Tart! My baby turned 10 years old on January 6, how crazy is that? If you’re newish to these musings, this blog started as The Moderate Epicurean, reflecting my then efforts to indulge gracefully without compromising my health. It didn’t work very well, ha! In fact, in retrospect,…

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On Luck and Flow and Perfectly Seared Scallops

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Dec 16, 2015 at 11:57am
Perfectly Seared Scallops | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP Option)

Photo (and scallops) by Erik Eastman Every once in awhile – or hopefully often, which is my goal – you stumble into a situation so ridiculously sparkly and rich and delicious that time falls away and all you can think to say, over and over again, is: This is amazing. This is amazing! THIS IS AMAZING….

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Shrimp Wrapped in Pancetta with Sage

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 26, 2015 at 5:29pm
Shrimp Wrapped in Pancetta with Sage | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

I taught Paleo Sunday Suppers last night at Kitchen in the Market – always a delicious blast – and while three of the recipes we made are already here on Fresh Tart… Beef, Bacon & Kale Meatballs Chef Jack’s Jalapeno Poppers Andrew Zimmern’s One-Pot Sticky Wings …I realized that the Shrimp Wrapped in Pancetta with…

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Marvelously Rich and Simple Mushroom Soup (Paleo)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 14, 2015 at 12:48pm
Mushroom Soup | Fresh Tart (Paleo)

As a mushroom fiend, I’ve made many attempts at mushroom soup, never to discover one that I wanted to make again. I wouldn’t keep trying if I hadn’t had the craveable ones, the ones that are the very essence of mushroom, earthy and savory and marvelously rich with hot cream and buttery fresh wild mushrooms. Since I can’t afford to make soup…

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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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Kefir Maple Bourbon Panna Cotta with Strawberry Jam & Black Pepper

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 4, 2015 at 3:25pm
Kefir Maple Bourbon Panna Cotta  with Strawberry Jam & Black Pepper

My five year anniversary of going gluten-free is fast approaching. What an adventure it’s been and what a good reminder that sometimes the things that seem so hard provide the very kick in the pants we need to move onward and upward. Going gluten- and grain-free aka paleo changed my health, and then my energy, and…

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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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Sweet & Sour Rhubarb Compote (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:34pm
Rhubarb Compote | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

Did you know that rhubarb is an aphrodisiac? Don’t tell the Lutherans (I’m Lutheran by baptism, for the record), but it is, and it likely explains why we all go gaga for the stuff. In fact, I have a theory that anything that captures Pinterest’s collective imagination is an aphrodisiac. Yes, that means we are…

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Saffron’s Grilled Lamb Chops with Greek Spice & Herbs and a Father’s Day Giveaway

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:52am
Saffron's Grilled Lamb Chops with Greek Spice & Herbs | Fresh Tart

How’s your summer going? Yeah SUMMER! I just love having Nathan home from school, not to mention stealing as many meals and sips and walks outside as I can. I hope you are too – from the looks of my Instagram feed, you most certainly are grilling, biking, gardening, hiking, beaching, picnicking, and having a grand ol’ time….

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Coconut Pork Lettuce Wraps (Paleo, AIP)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on May 27, 2015 at 1:26pm
Coconut Pork Lettuce Wraps | Fresh Tart (Paleo, AIP)

Let’s talk babies! Even though my son is 19 years old now, and 6’5″ tall,  he’s still a baby in my mind. Blame Mother’s Day and the pregnancy of my friend Joy Summers, who recently gave birth to her perfect rosebud of a daughter, Baby CC. You guys, I haven’t held a newborn baby in…

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