Category Archives: Food

Mushroom Kale Crepes

These are great for dinner as well as breakfast. Go here for how to make the crepes. Mushroom Kale Crepes 1 batch crepes about 5-6 3-4 large mushrooms sliced thick 1 cup finely chopped kale 1 cayenne pepper chopped fine … Continue reading

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Beef and Bell Pepper Rice Noodles

To cook rice noodles just pour boiling water over them in a large bowl and let soak until soft. Drain and toss with whatever spices, sauces and ingredients. Beef and Bell Pepper Rice Noodles 1 lb rice noodles cooked 1/2 … Continue reading

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Cranberry and Pear Bundt Cake

This was really amazing and made use of our neglected bunt pan. (“There’s a hole in this cake!”) We served it for dessert for company and Katherine let her coworkers polish it off. It was a hit all around, unlike … Continue reading

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Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans

Because I haven’t come up with enough ways to stuff vegetables. And squash is in season. Squash Stuffed with Mung Beans 1 large acorn squash seeded and scrapped 1 cup dried mung beans 2 cups vegetable or beef stock 2 … Continue reading

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Cream of Squash and Turnip Soup

Roasting the vegetables really gives this soup a great flavor. It can be served in chunks instead of creamed if a heartier soup is wanted. Cream of Roast Squash 1 lb red potatoes skinned and cut into large bites 1 … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

Fall weather arrives later in these parts, but our kitchen at least can smell like autumn. Here are some of our favorite ways, sweet and savory, to enjoy pumpkin. Pumpkin Gnocchi Pumpkin Biscotti Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Pumpkin Cheesecake with Maple … Continue reading

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Meatballs with Sweet Plum Sauce

These are a perfect addition to any sports event party, or any party, or as a personal snack. Nothing says these cannot be a main course as well. Veal Meatballs with Sweet Plum Sauce for meatballs 1 lb ground veal … Continue reading

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