Monthly Archives: November 2012

Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Wild Mushrooms

Note to self: Make this wild rice stuffing all year long. It went great with the turkey on Thanksgiving, but it stands on its own as well. Stuffing is one of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving meal so giving … Continue reading

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Salad of Chicories, Celery, Dates, Pecans, and Pomegranate

This may actually be the perfect Autumn Salad. It’s an adaptation of the Persimmon, Pomegranate, and Pecan Salad my mother makes at Thanksgiving and it’s always one of my favorite items on the table. I changed it up this year … Continue reading

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Melted Leeks, Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini, and Pancetta Tart

If you’ve ever asked me what I like about Thanksgiving, why it’s my favorite holiday, or what I do to prepare, you’ve heard this before: Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday. There is no pressure, there are no … Continue reading

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Liver Mousse. Yes, you heard right.

I went through a chopped liver/paté/liver mousse/liver terrine phase in the last several months but could not seem to make that sound amazingly delicious on my blog. I brought the samples I made to many an occasion and there were … Continue reading

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Coconut Lemon Pie with Almond-Pecan Crust

My friend Liz’s birthday party was a barbeque and pie extravaganza and of course, with my sweet tooth I needed to make sure there was at least one dessert I could eat too (forget the fact that I ate a … Continue reading

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My Newest Obsession is a Chickpea Flatbread Called Socca

A potential vendor at the SFC Farmers’ Market brought tons of food for staff to sample the other day and whenever there is a specific gluten free option I am immediately called from my desk to try it. This time … Continue reading

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Bundt Kick: Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake

What can I say? I’m on a bundt kick. With Thanksgiving around the corner I’m also in my favorite hibernation mode: cookbooks open all around me, notepad in hand, and post-its everywhere. It’s also the most amazingly cool and crisp … Continue reading

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Crispy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms and Arugula

To round out our book club experience with bison meatballs, I wanted to make sure I had a vegetarian dish for the vegetarians amongst us. While Empire of the Summer Moon chronicles the rise and fall of the Comanches specifically, other … Continue reading

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Plains Indians Bison Meatballs

Book club was at my house this month and we just finished reading Empire of the Summer Moon. Each month we attempt to make foods based on the theme of the book. Some are easy themes (Japanese, comfort food, vegetarian) while … Continue reading

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Cold Front Bundt: Pear and Cardamom Spiced Bundt Cake

I’ve never attempted a bundt cake until now. When I heard that this month’s Gluten-Free Ratio Rally is starring this domed comfort cake, I took it as a challenge. This is my first time participating in the ratio rally. The … Continue reading

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