Monthly Archives: November 2012

Chocolate Orange Pie (Basics IV: Orange Curd + Graham Cracker Crust)

Aside from the word “curd” grating my senses on every level, I find the topic one of importance for my basics series. Yes, that’s right I said curd.  Curd is the word that sounds gross, but is not.  It’s actually quite awesome and … Continue reading

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Pie Crust: Basics III

If there’s a massive frozen turkey sitting in your freezer and you plan to cook it for Thanksgiving, you should probably go ahead and start thawing.  I also recommend brining it in a flavored, non-acidic salt solution. I don’t claim … Continue reading

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Kate’s Cold Weather Vegetable Stock: Basics II

  Alright Thanksgiving, you sneaky little minx, you.  I’m onto you and your mischievous ways.  I get all wrapped up in Halloween and then a week later…BAM!   It’s time to start planning Thanksgiving.   So, what do vegetarians eat at Thanksgiving?  Everything!  Well, … Continue reading

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Weathering the Storm with Sourdough

After days of battling grocery crazed mobs we were finally home, as ready as possible for whatever was about to hit us.  It was Tuesday afternoon when the lights first flickered and shortly after, a booming explosion erupted from about a … Continue reading

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