Category Archives: Entertaining

Cauliflower “Fried Rice” and a Peanut Ginger Sauce

I have arrived from the depths of winter, holding nothing more than a head of cauliflower and I greet you with the assumption that you love spring as much as I do; and want to exploit all of its produce. … Continue reading

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Vegetable Sushi Roll

Did you ditch your New Year’s diet by January fifth like most people?  It’s ok, because this is so deliciously simple and balanced, it will make you realize you don’t need a diet, just a little moderation.  Also, next year, … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner (Recipe: Crock Pot Sauerbraten)

I’m hosting Christmas dinner this year, so I thought I’d share with you what I’ll be making over the next several days for the big day. For dessert I’ll be making a spice cake with cream cheese frosting, a German … Continue reading

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Salt Dough Ornaments

Forgive my lack of posting in recent weeks.  I’ve been battling the tempestuous nature of Christmas shopping and I’m now happy to report that I have exhaustively executed my to do list.  I may now even consider myself completely done … Continue reading

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Practically Perfect Pumpkin Pie

  Pumpkin pie is underrated.  It can be easy or you can make every component from scratch, and top it with cinnamon infused homemade whipped cream.  Or not!  It’s totally your call. If I have sugar pumpkins lying about that … Continue reading

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Easy Six Ingredient Apple Turnovers

  This recipe requires only six ingredients and fills the air with home-baked apple cinnamon goodness in no more than thirty minutes. It’s classic and simple and uncomplicated.   You’re more than welcome to use your own homemade puff pastry … Continue reading

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Sweet Sage Brown Butter Roasted Acorn Squash

This recipe is a fall staple that’s required for a number of dishes, from various takes on mac n’ cheese or lasagna to traditional autumnal soups and stews or stuffings and dressings.  You’ll find roasted acorn squash in a variety … Continue reading

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Baked Rotini with Broccoli Rabe

This is a one-dish pasta dinner that takes about a half an hour from start to finish.  It requires little planning since most people have nearly all of the ingredients in their pantry already.   The addition of broccoli rabe … Continue reading

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Parmesan Thyme Stuffed Potatoes

Pair this side dish with some grilled portobello steaks and a green salad and call it a night.   These potatoes are a great way to enjoy the last days of the grilling season in our neck of the woods.  It’s … Continue reading

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