Strawberry Season

Strawberry season might be one of my favorite times of the year. Growing up, this time of year always meant driving back to New Orleans to visit family and, most importantly, heading back to Texas with at least a few flats of fresh, sweet Ponchatoula strawberries. In case you’re saying to yourself, “Ponch-a-what?”, let me…

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Mixed Berry Ricotta Cake

It is cold. This morning when I woke up, it was “feels like 11ยฐF” outside. And yes, the “feels like” is important – one thing I definitely learned when moving to NYC is the effect of the wind in making winter all the more bitterly cold. In my first studio apt, I could literally hear…

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