It’s the happiest time of the year—pumpkin time! Pumpkin is showing up everywhere from coffee houses, to grocery stores, to my very own kitchen. This Pumpkin Biscuit recipe from the November edition of The Old Farmer’s Almanac Monthly piqued my pumpkin interest. I like biscuits, I like pumpkin—wham!—let’s combine them.read more
October 20, 2014
I live in Seattle—land of coffee and rainy days (although the latter are not quite as prevalent as our reputation suggests). Scones are the perfect food to complement both!
So, on a recent Saturday morning, I settled in to make these Glazed Lemon Cream Scones from the Comfort Food cookbook.read more
October 13, 2014
When I was a kid, I believed a lot of really weird things: My dad was breaking the law when he would drink soda in the car. Mile markers indicated how far I was away from my house. The Closet Monster would eat me in my sleep if not contained by the power of a flimsy wooden door. Brussels sprouts were tiny lettuces and, since I hated lettuce, brussels sprouts were something to avoid.read more
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September 30, 2014
I have a neighbor with an enviable garden. It’s the kind of garden that I hope to grow one day—full of fresh fruit and veggies for every season—but until then, I’ll have to just relish her leftovers.
A few days ago, a bag of zucchini was waiting for me on my front porch, and I knew immediately where some of the bounty would go: toward making Fresh Tomato and Zucchini au Gratin from the Comfort Food cookbook.read more