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Thanksgiving 2013

  We definitely put the double-ovens to use this year. Wall-to-wall food – and most of it came out of the oven at the same time. It was one of the easiest get-on-the-table meals I’ve had the pleasure to do. My normal Thanksgiving routine is 2...

Bacon Jam

  Okay. Stop what you’re doing right now and make this. Really. And make at least a double batch. Really. I have just found my new favorite food. Really. My friend Katja mentioned this on Facebook the other day and had the recipe in her notes. I re...

Miracle Canned Caramel

  I have baked and cooked for more years that I care to admit to. I have learned a bazillion t...

Pork Pies and Bean Soup

  I cooked up a bunch of navy beans yesterday and took a pound of ground pork out of the freez...

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Butternut Squash Soup

    I was kinda brain-dead when I got home this afternoon. I was a bit tired and had no id...

Spinach Risotto with Chicken Meatballs

  I was looking through a past issue of La Cucina Italiana last night and came across a recipe...

Lasagne

  Homemade lasagne with light-as-a-feather homemade lasagne noodles. It just doesn’t get...

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Cake

  I didn’t roast my pumpkin this year.  It’s been tradition for a while that I ge...

Alsatian Potato Pie

  I was perusing a Huffington Post food slideshow the other day. You know how they are –...

Creamed Chicken with Rice Cakes

  What to do when you have two disparate ideas for dinner? Why, make both of them, of course! ...

Sopa de Tomate

  It was just a  few hours ago that I wrote that I rarely follow recipes. Here is one of thos...

Baked French Toast

I read food magazines and cookbooks the way other people read novels.  Some people get immersed in...

Apple Cranberry Crostata

  Who says you can’t have a fabulous dessert in minutes? Well… it’s minutes ...

Ravioli with Butternut Squash

  A butternut squash is the gift that keeps on giving. You get a lot of bang for your buck wit...

Butternut Squash Gratin

  After torrential rains and wind, this morning, it is a balmy 70° outside. We went from a st...