Monthly Archives: July 2012


Tacos constitute one of the staples of my diet. I grew up with Mexican food, and my fridge is almost never without corn tortillas, cilantro, tomato, onion, cheese, beans, and hot sauce, so that I can always whip up something … Continue reading

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Raw Beet Salad

I had been avoiding buying beets at the farmer’s market this summer because of the heat wave that’s been sweeping the Upper Midwest—but every time I passed by the gorgeous roots, I would get a little pang of sadness, thinking … Continue reading

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