Do we really need another recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Pie?

Do we really need another recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Pie?

Several years ago, I found myself in the congenial company of Emily and Melissa Elsen, and Dinah Grossman; owners of (then) up and coming pie shops Four & Twenty Blackbirds in Brooklyn and Cheap Tart (now Spinning J) in Chicago, respectively. It was a steamy summer evening, and we were drinking...

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Eat Maine

Eat Maine

Back in February, we had a super fun visit from Karen Watterson, of the Eat Maine food blog. Karen is passionate about food and dining in Maine, and having her here at Black Dinah Chocolatiers was like...well, it was like watching a kid in a candy shop. I'll admit it: I...

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One great soup, two great meals

One great soup, two great meals

I went to the gym the other day, for the first time since November. It was teeming with grunting, sweaty people still clinging to their New Year's resolutions. I had to wait for a machine, which always makes me half cranky, half guilty that I'm not willing to branch out...

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Classic Tomato Soup

Classic Tomato Soup

I love two-for-one meals. Not exactly leftovers, but meals made from leftovers. The following easy tomato soup recipe isn't fancy or life-changing. It's just simple, six-ingredient food (eight, if you want a little more pizazz) to get you through the work week. The recipe makes a little too much for two...

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