Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread with Crystallized Ginger

I’ve got the post-Thanksgiving blues.  Now that another one has come and gone, I can safely declare that after 14 years (14!) of going up north, to the ever-welcoming and Christmas-cozy home of Aunt B and Uncle G,  it’s easily my favorite holiday (followed … Continue reading

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Spicy Pumpkin Soup

I’ve decided I want to be more French and what I mean by that is, except for every way possible, in one very specific and particular way.  I’d like to eat more soup as a first course.  Not just in … Continue reading

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Apple Cheddar Quesadillas

Each time I write a blog entry, it takes me about two hours total.  I edit, I tweak, I publish, then I do it all again–and I almost always see an error after publishing, no matter how many times I scrutinize … Continue reading

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Apple and Pear Ginger Cookie Crumble

Pommes Croustillantes. Crunchy Apples.  This recipe has been vexing me for the last month.  Really driving me crazy.  It’s been sitting in my recipe file at work for years.  My students make it all the time and it never disappoints.  It’s so easy. Anyone … Continue reading

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My Personal Pistou

I had every intention of posting a recipe from my Halloween party.  Really, I did.  While there were several quite tasty and (I like to think) sophisticated appetizers, such as Chrissy’s Pomegranate and Honey Brie, and Cecelia’s Endive Spears with Goat Cheese, Pears and  Candied … Continue reading

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