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Sweet Potato Latkes and Portobello Mushroom Gravy

It’s amazing that dinner ever made it from concept to reality tonight.  I had too many concepts. Sunday tends to be a bit of a clean out the refrigerator day in preparation for the Monday Shopping Trek.  I had a lot of choices and a lot of ideas today...

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Our sister-in-law Marie’s birthday was Friday.  We’ve reached the point where we don’t really celebrate them.  A phone call, a message on Facebook… Very 21st century. But at the same time, a bit of real-time recognition is always nic...

Peanut Butter Cookies

I can’t imagine what it would be like to be married to someone who never cooked.  Who never ...

Pork Tenderloin and Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts.  The greatest little vegetable in the whole wide world. Really. I loved brussels...

Baseball Food

Giants baseball. Words I do have to admit I’m not used to saying in late October.  But IR...

Arugula Ravioli

Once upon a time, I made a lot of Italian food.  I cooked in several Italian restaurants in my you...

Steaks on the Barbie

The Midwest has been going through some of the worst weather in recorded history, the past 24 or so...

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie. One of my all-time favorite breakfasts. Ah… er… I mean… desserts....

Linguine con Asparagi

I know I keep saying this every week, but OMG!  This was fantastic!  It’s hard to believe t...

Pumpkin Butter

4 pints of deliciousness! I know that I can buy pumpkin butter at the store.  I can buy canned pump...

Lamb Chops, Pears, and Potato Risotto

When our friends Ann and Julie were in Paris a few weeks ago, Ann sent me an email describing a pot...

Fairytale Pumpkin

I decided today was the day to address the fairytale pumpkin I bought last month. One of the great ...

Not Quite Joe’s Special

I’ve been just a tad homesick this week.  Getting married far from home.  Watching the Gian...

Pear Pastry

Since we can’t be at AT&T Park watching the game live and eating garlic fries, we needed ...

Pico de Gallo

One of the things I picked up at Atlantic Spice on Saturday when we were up on The Cape was a bag o...