Gorgonzola & Pear Galette

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Sometimes I like to be fancy. The days of putting on my prettiest princess dress with layers upon layers of fake pearls and sitting down with my company, usually stuffed animals and a parent I’d dragged along, for an afternoon tea, (apple juice) were without a doubt the best. We’d sip our juice, nibble on finger sandwiches, and discuss very important, thought provoking topics like where my queen of hearts doll’s crown had disappeared to and if I should choose sparkly nail polish over hot pink. Fast forward 15 years and not much has changed. I still love to have parties and still love to dress up and still love to have fancy party food. This gorgonzola and pear galette is one of them, and trust me, bite sized peanut butter and jelly sandwiches don’t even come close to competing.

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Pesto Pizza with Fontina, Caramelized Onions, Arugula, & Truffle Oil


Thursdays have perhaps become my favorite day of the week. Not because it’s one day before Friday, which means the weekend is fast approaching. Not because it’s when a new episode of Parenthood airs (which is pretty great though, let’s be real). But because Thursday afternoon is when our towns mall parking lot transforms into a sea of pop-up canopies filled with local farm vendors offering a wide variety of fresh produce. They have any and everything from juicy strawberries to funky romanesco broccoli. What caught my eye this week, though, was peppery arugula and creamy fontina cheese.

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