Cacio e Pepe Slow Scrambled Eggs

Cacio e Pepe Slow Scrambled Eggs with Roast Asparagus and Crisp Prosciutto
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I don’t have a specific memory but I’m willing to bet money that scrambled eggs were one of the first things I learned to make. Well, the first thing using the stove. I’ve been spreading peanut butter on bread for what feels like my whole life. But scrambled eggs were definitely the first form of eggs I ever tackled. And it makes sense, scrambled eggs are easy to make, difficult to mess up, and don’t require fancy spatula work. Keeping the yolks intact while frying an egg still gives me trouble. Scrambled eggs may be easy but they’re hardly a, um, exhilarating dish. So let’s inject a little excitement into the ol’ scramble with these Cacio e Pepe Slow Scrambled Eggs. 

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Ramp Bucatini with Crispy Fried Egg

Ramp Bucatini with Crispy Fried Egg
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Ramps are something special. These petite wild onions are pungent, garlicky, umami bombs. They have a blink-or-you’ll-miss-it season, a lengthy development stage, and are mostly foraged. All of this makes the ramp a rarity in the produce aisle. Perhaps their limited availability is what makes the fervor around these seasonal treats so intense. But I think their versatility, and well-rounded flavor are the true keys to their popularity. They are a rare gem, so in today’s Ramp Bucatini, they are the sole focus. Gently enhanced with butter, olive oil, and a dash of white wine, the ramps carry this recipe. This is a ramp appreciation dish, so let’s dig in!

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Rhubarb Lemonade Pie

Rhubarb Lemonade Pie with Ritz Cracker Crust
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I may be a summer person through and through, but I can’t deny the charms of spring. Particularly this chapter of spring. The lilacs outside my office window are in full bloom and my crisper is bursting with fresh rhubarb. And that can only mean one thing; Mother’s Day is nearly here. If that realization has you panicking, have no fear. While it may be too late to make that brunch reso for fifteen. You still have time to pull together a beautiful meal to celebrate Mom. It doesn’t have to be elaborate but it should conclude with this Rhubarb Lemonade Pie. A blushing tart beauty that will prove to your mom that she did a pretty good job raising you. 

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Crab Salad Rice Bowl

Crab Salad Rice Bowl
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Alone time is something I relish. I’m not a recluse by any stretch of the imagination. I enjoy socializing and I am not a complete homebody. But I do enjoy the opportunity to blast music and cook for myself and only myself. I love cooking for other people but preparing a meal exactly the way I like it without other people’s expectations or palettes weighing in is true self-care. Today’s Crab Salad Rice Bowl is the meal I make for myself when I am alone. Now, I’ve prettied it up a bit for the blog but don’t let its looks fool you. This recipe is so simple, you could make it in your sleep. 

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