Sweet Potato Ravioli with Mascarpone and Sage

A truly Autumn dish… . . . → Read More: Sweet Potato Ravioli with Mascarpone and Sage

A harvest pie

A recipe to utilize those fresh AND local pears and apples. . . . → Read More: A harvest pie

Fresh from the garden brunch

Without too many “normal” breakfast ingredients in the house, I decided to experiment. . . . → Read More: Fresh from the garden brunch

Patrioticism in the kitchen (or how I was inspired by what was on hand)

I had potatoes I HAD to use and I went to fridge for inspiration. . . . → Read More: Patrioticism in the kitchen (or how I was inspired by what was on hand)

My favorite weekend pastime…

Listening to NPR, being able to listen to all of “The Spendid Table,” and being inspired to make something delicious. . . . → Read More: My favorite weekend pastime…

Too much okra?

A great recipe to help stock your freezer with the summer harvest. . . . → Read More: Too much okra?

Peach Sorbet for Two

Fresh Peach Sorbet Recipe for two—easily doubled. . . . → Read More: Peach Sorbet for Two

KC’s City Market

Up until last weekend, our vote for the best farmers’ market had to go for Santa Fe’s.  That is until we visited Kansas City’s City Market  last Saturday and Sunday.

We went on Saturday because that is what we do—we like to seek out the farmers’ markets in whatever city we are in.  Is that . . . → Read More: KC’s City Market

Sunday evening–grilling out and eating local

Infused Olive Oil with Garlic, Rosemary, and Peppercorns Recipe . . . → Read More: Sunday evening–grilling out and eating local

Winery Dinner Visit

Fabulous Salsa Verde Recipe . . . → Read More: Winery Dinner Visit

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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