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African Peanut Stew

Okay, don’t get too excited.  Although we would love to say that TheshoeboxKitchen is coming out of retirement, well, we’re not quite ready for that.  But, while chasing around our 3 and almost 1 year olds tonight, we did manage … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde

In keeping with Cinco de Mayo, and to make use of the abundant harvest of cilantro from our garden, we offer for your consideration a simple and delicious salsa verde.  As with most salsas, fresh ingredients are key. Salsa Verde … Continue reading

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Public Service Announcement

Hi stranger.  Okay, so maybe we’re the strangers here.  Two kids under 2 will do that to you.  Our apologies.  But somehow in the midst of the madness we just had to get this very important information out to the … Continue reading

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The Summer Tart Reconstructed (or, a Blackberry & Fig Tart)

What do you do when the blackberries are almost out of season and you’ve rescued one last bunch from the farmer’s market . . . And in the same week your good friends give you some fresh figs plucked right … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek into TheshoeboxKitchen

I first have to say that this attempt at videography (our first) was inspired by our food blog heroes over at notwithoutsalt.  If you want to go see some extremely artistic foodies who really know what they’re doing (and post … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ice Cream

It’s summer.  That means at least two things: 1) Time to catch up on blog posts 2) Strawberry ice cream There is nothing quite like fresh summer strawberries.  But fresh summer strawberry ice cream?  To. Die. For. So, without further … Continue reading

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The Perfect Cup of Coffee

The following photo essay is dedicated to Tobias Riggs, who gave me my first perfect cup of coffee. Come share a cup of coffee with us some time. Editor’s Note: If you love coffee like we do, start investing in … Continue reading

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