Monthly Archives: October 2012

Butternut squash with andouille and creamy polenta

Pie. That was the only way my mom ever used a butternut squash. Her squash pie is like pumpkin pie, only much better, in my completely unbiased opinion. I’ll post that recipe in the future, when I finally learn how … Continue reading

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Apple-carrot cake

I’m officially endorsing cake for breakfast. Not all cakes, of course. If you’re snarfing down a slice of triple-layer chocolate cake at 9 am, I don’t want to hear about it. This cake is so loaded with carrots and apples … Continue reading

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Braised chicken and bell peppers

To misquote my sister’s favorite TV chef Ina Garten, how pretty is that? Red bell peppers are one of my top three favorite vegetables. They’re sweet without being sugary, delicious raw and cooked into oblivion, or anywhere in between, and … Continue reading

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Apologies for my absence

I’m so sorry I’ve been gone so long. I promise I’ll get back to food posts soon, but it’s been a while since I’ve hit the kitchen in any significant way. I’ve mentioned that I traveled with my sisters to … Continue reading

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