Category Archives: Food

Pumpkin Hummus

We wanted to do Mediterranean appetizers on Thanksgiving this year, but regular hummus didn’t seem very festive. This was as delicious as it was pretty and put some little pumpkins to use. And to think some people use those for … Continue reading

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French Toast with Wine-Soaked Pears

This topping is good on French toast or pancakes. French Toast with Wine Pear Topping 1 pear sliced thin 1/3 bottle semi sweet white wine * 4 thick slices sourdough or Brioche bread 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Menu

Originally posted on Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide:
That is only half the turkey We hope you all have a great holiday. If you’ve forgotten a recipe or still have room on your table for one more dish, we hope…

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Pork Meatball Soup

This soup has an excellent light broth that pairs well with the fatty pork meatballs and spicy broccoli. Pork Meatball Ramen 1 lb ground Italian sausage 1 cup dried shiitake mushrooms soaked in 2 cups boiling water 1 head broccoli … Continue reading

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Pumpkin “Carbonara”

This pasta sauce is really creamy and thick and although it has no eggs it does taste like carbonara. Pumpkin Carbonara 2 1/2 lbs fresh pumpkin diced into 1/2″ cubes 1/2 cup red onion diced fine 3 tbsp garlic minced … Continue reading

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Sesame Crusted Tofu

This is a great appetizer or small plate. The dipping sauce can be hotter if desired just add more dried pepper. Sesame Crusted Tofu 1 lb firm tofu pressed for at least 8 hours 1tbsp ginger minced 3 cloves garlic … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Use smaller acorn squash to turn this into a first course. The amount of feta is a suggestion, more is always allowed. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash 1 1/2 lbs acorn squash sliced in half seeds and pulp scooped out 1 … Continue reading

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