Monthly Archives: October 2011

Success! Olive Rosemary Bread or Gorgonzola Walnut Delight

Oh my word. The word is Tasty. Yum. Delightful. That’s 3 words. I’m okay with that. I made 2 versions of this Soda Bread by Blackbird Bakery. I rarely attempt to make bread because success rate of “amazing recipes” is … Continue reading

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Not Quite Mom’s Pumpkin Bread

My mother’s pumpkin bread is the best. I mean THE BEST. The recipe is glued to a piece of paper aged and yellowed from 30 years of use. It’s not written anywhere else. Who knows why our mom to cut … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner: Stuffed Mushrooms…

Rosh Hashanah is a holiday with no food rules. Okay there’s one: eat a lot of honey and apples. A sweet New Year. This year I decided to make a little celebration with a handful of friends. I was in … Continue reading

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Smokey Butternut Squash Soup with Pesto and Goat Cheese

You know how when you just know that you’re going to trip, you do? Or when you think about NOT dropping something, it comes crashing down? Hanging out with a firefighter one learns that the majority of calls firefighters in … Continue reading

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Take the Crust, Leave the Pie

My friend Paola loves key lime pie. I made her one for her birthday a couple of years ago. It was pre-blog so I have NO idea what I did nor how it turned out. This year I tried a … Continue reading

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Squash, Green Beans, Cherry Tomatoes Oh My

I am very particular when it comes to green beans. When it’s the peak of the season and they are crisp and super sweet, oh do they hit the spot. I had a bag of green beans that I knew … Continue reading

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Nice Day for a Brunch

Actually, this day had a high of 108. Not exactly pleasant. But what do we do on a day where it’s too hot to do anything outside? Stay inside and eat with friends. I made a little brunch with a … Continue reading

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