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Sardine and pasta salad with a light dressing.
Learning to love lard, with southern-inspired vegetables and polenta.
mmm, hippie chow. a bunch of healthy crap piled into a single bowl. (oops, i mean quinoa topped with roasted vegetables and poached eggs.)
pizza dough from scratch.
pasta with yogurt and fresh herbs.
A simple meal of roasted vegetables and polenta with red sauce.
Chicken and dumplings.
Puff pastry cups filled with creamy goat cheese & tarragon, topped with slices of roasted beet.
Madeleines, made even more adorable by a Williams-Sonoma acorn pan.
Vegan biscuits studded with green onions and dill.
Miniature persimmon tarts. Puff pastry with a cream filling, topped with slices of fresh persimmon.
A lovely holiday pie, based on a Pushing Daisies recipe. And now, sadly- a tribute to one of our favorite shows, already canceled.
My first time baking (well, helping to bake) a holiday classic- pumpkin pie.
A simple snack: fresh mozzarella-stuffed figs drizzled with wildflower honey.
Little terra cotta flower pots are a cute way to dress up a handful of banana cupcakes.
These lemon-lime bars were the perfect respite from fall's ubiquitous pumpkin.
Donut muffins. These taste just like cakey powdered sugar donuts!
A simple vegetable soup with orzo that travels nicely.
My friend Ivonne reconnects to her girlhood by making sugar skulls for Day of the Dead.
A warm spiced apple and pear crumble.
Vegetarian chili topped with sliced leeks, grated cheese, and sour cream.
An incredibly easy way to enjoy acorn squash, with little fuss and a decent amount of butter. What a great combination!
A butternut squash soup recipe with an unexpected addition makes it more savory than sweet, for the butternut-phobic.
Look closely. Do you see it? What is so damn funny about this package of frozen broccoli? Hint: THEY'RE WATCHING YOU.
Sweet and yeasty, honey dinner rolls.
Apple pie, made from a recipe printed on a vintage pie dish.
8-hour bread? That's bread while you sleep! (It's just a vehicle for nutella anyway.)
Fall is officially here, and we're breaking out the pumpkin bread.
Of course I can't help but think, "What can I shove up in these peppers to make them delicious?" Home-grown anaheims with a ground lamb stuffing!
Fall's on the way in, time to start sneaking apples into EVERYTHING. A tasty apple chocolate chip cake with a brown sugar glaze.
Golden pineapple fried rice - I told my husband, with tears of love in my eyes - "It tastes just like it came from a food cart!"
Individual campfire cakes, baked in orange peels!
Multigrain seed bread -- a healthier take on the now-standard no-knead bread. Perfect to take with us on our camping trip!