Author Archives: Jessica

About Jessica

New Yorker, coffee addict, cook, blogger, baker of delicious things.

roasted corn salsa

I have loved this corn salsa for three years and never made it until recently. Someone at my old job made it for an interview (yes, working in a place where interviews occasionally involved food was kind of awesome) and … Continue reading

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corn chowder

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js There is nothing better than Summer corn. And yes, I’m aware that it’s October but things have been a little busy over here lately, so this well intentioned end-of-summer post has become a mid-fall post. The air is getting … Continue reading

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turn up the beet

I like eating traditional red beets, but I don’t love making them. Their color gets all over my hands, or on my clothes. They’re messy. And sometimes they’re downright a little too earthy tasting. Golden beets, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Summer is peeking through

Little by little Summer is starting to appear in our lives. Stone fruits are starting to appear in markets and brighten our lives. These little shishito peppers appeared on the shelves the other day and I got really excited. Last … Continue reading

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thank goodness for a good mistake

I’ve never had a problem eating my green vegetables. Honestly, I never really had a choice. Growing up the term “clean plate club” was used to nicely enforce the fact that we were expected to eat everything we were given … Continue reading

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churro-like

Don’t judge: I ate two of these immediately after coating them in cinnamon and sugar. Two. I grew up not knowing what a churro was. And by “grew up” I mean that I had no idea what they were until … Continue reading

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spring has sprung

Spring! It’s here! It’s finally here! And I couldn’t be more happy to see it. For those who live in other parts of the world, you might not realize how miserable and cold this past NY winter has been, but … Continue reading

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