Cauliflower Hash

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Well, hello again.

It’s been a while. Over the past four months or so, other matters have kept me too busy to attend to this site. I never stopped cooking, but I did lose the energy necessary to test recipes, take careful notes on ingredients, and photograph the end results in the proper light of day. And the jury is still out on whether or not we’re back for good… but for now, as in life in general, we’re trying to make the most of things, and today is a good day. Continue reading

Perfect Pies…

pieWe’re smack dab in the middle of holiday madness, pies are flying in and out of ovens, so it seems like a good time to talk a little bit about crusts and fillings. This Thanksgiving I felt as though I nailed the crust and filling of a fruit pie to the point that I wanted to share my success. Continue reading

Asian Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

featuredMy husband has been out of the country for a little while, and I took the opportunity to make something with peanuts–his least favorite food in the whole wide world. He’s not too keen on olives either, but peanuts make him gag. Even the smell of them–peanut butter on the dog’s breath–makes him shudder. I, however, adore all things peanut. So here we are.

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