Monthly Archives: October 2014

 

A New Squash Appreciation

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October 13, 2014

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When I was a little girl and was given squash for dinner, I had a couple of different ideas on how to handle this undesirable vegetable.  None of them included eating it.  I either dropped it on the floor for the dog to eat, left it on my plate until it was much to cold to eat […]
 

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Apple Cider Gravy

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October 13, 2014

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There are always those times when you want something easy but a bit more than a soup and sandwich.  Maybe it’s mid-week busy night or a Saturday evening with friends.  And of course it has to turn out right every time. In conjunction with my last post this Crispy Chicken Thigh recipe from Bon Appétit goes […]
 

Farro Risotto with Roasted Squash, Apple and Kale

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October 9, 2014

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I love this time of year.  I’m ready after the humid, muggy summer to breathe in some fresh crisp air.  I long for my sweaters and log fires to warm the evenings.  With the falling leaves comes the desire of using the abundance of fall flavors such as sage, pumpkins, squash and apples. Did I […]
 

Cold Weather and Soup

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October 3, 2014

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There comes a point in time when I am tired of the summer weather.  I know many of you won’t agree with me but I long for sweaters and fires and cozy comfort.  That is probably one reason why I decided I needed to ignore the 75 degree weather in the beginning of October and […]