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St Louis AT HOME Spring 2013

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Pint Size Bakery may be tiny, but its food packs a powerful punch more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Gooey Butter Cake Origin: Lake Forest Pastry Shop Where to Find It Now : Two bakeries claim to have the original recipe: The Party Pastry Shop (15447 Clayton, Ballwin, 636-227-7188) and Clayton’s... more

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Photography by Alise O’Brien

Kitchens are rarely designed by meal. Here is the exception. more

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Becoming a great cook often means learning at the elbow of an expert. Here’s where to go locally. more

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You might not be ready to gut your kitchen and start from scratch, but here are some elements of the brooksBerry-designed kitchen that could add some pizzazz to your own home. more

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Photography by Kevin Roberts

Cooking in other people’s kitchens has given Kirk Warner firsthand knowledge of the good, the bad, and the cluttered. more

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Photography by Jonathan Gayman

Chris and Anne Sommers connect and confer in their breakfast room. more

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Photography by Susan Jackson

I have been dieting…for frigging ever. I suspect there are more than a few of you sighing, “Amen to that.” Food is first and forever foremost in many of our minds nearly all the time. And it—and ev... more

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Photography by Kevin Roberts

Need dinner without all the fuss? Try this five-ingredient entrée. more

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Photography by Greg Rannells

Serves 4 to 6. 2 bunches (approximately 4 pounds) red beets 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup molasses 1 tablespoon salt 1 cup black walnuts, shelled and halved 1 stick butter, divid... more

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Courtesy of Schmidt Brothers Cutlery

We asked seven top St. Louis chefs what they can’t live without in their kitchens. more

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Photography by Carmen Troesser

Reinventor of the Classics more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

To celebrate all things culinary, we picked some terrific tableware. more

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Photography by Greg Rannells

3 cups dry white beans (cannellini beans work well) 1 bouquet garni of thyme, bay leaf, rosemary, and sage tied into a bundle 1 onion, halved and studded with a few whole cloves A few piec... more

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Photography by Ashley Gieseking

Thirty-five years ago, Bob Mepham began making the 700-mile trek between University City and Bayou Lafourche, La. He’d leave on Wednesday; spend his days on docks and boats, hand-selecting brillian... more

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Photography by Greg Rannells

A supper club made up of old friends gathers for dinner, wine, and delicious comfort food. more

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Photography by Greg Rannells

Serves 4 to 6. Graham-Cracker Shortbread 2 1/2 cups flour 1 cup dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 7 tablespoons butter, cubed 1/3 cup molasses or honey ... more

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Calling all marinade masters and smoke swamis! Submit your best grilling recipe for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Straub's. Plus, we'll feature your recipe in The Great Outdoors isse o... more

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