Archive for October, 2009

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Salted Gingersnap & Hazelnut Bark

Salted Gingersnap & Hazelnut Bark

Ok, ok! I’ll concede that I might actually have a little, teensy tiny bit of a sweet tooth. There – I said it. Though it’s true that I often pass [...]

October 30, 2009 × 12 comments

recipe

Spicy Sausage, Rye Bread & Tart Cherry Stuffing

Spicy Sausage, Rye Bread & Tart Cherry Stuffing

We’re skipping Thanksgiving this year. Yep, it’s true. I’ll be passing on my favorite food holiday. We’re going to Chile instead to explore the lakes and wine country. It’s a [...]

October 27, 2009 × 10 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you like fall and pumpkins and seasonal food, then these cookies have your name written all over them. As I’ve mentioned many times before, dessert isn’t really my thing. [...]

October 23, 2009 × 22 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Pumpkin Nachos

Pumpkin Nachos

It’s that time of year again. Time for pumpkin-everything. Tom gave me the idea for these when we were watching football, drinking pumpkin ale and munching on nachos. Pumpkin nachos? [...]

October 20, 2009 × 14 comments

breakfast, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Smoked Salmon, Goat Cheese & Spinach Empanadas

Smoked Salmon, Goat Cheese & Spinach Empanadas

Around these parts, everyone loves empanadas and you can get them pretty much anywhere. The Cuban kind are usually filled with ground beef picadillo and deep fried. Very tasty, but [...]

October 16, 2009 × 2 comments

entree, recipe

Pork Chops with Whiskied Pears & Thyme

Pork Chops with Whiskied Pears & Thyme

Who doesn’t love a good pork chop for dinner? They’re super easy and super delicious. They’re especially delicious with whiskied pears and thyme on top. Sweet, salty and pork-y. The [...]

October 15, 2009 × 5 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

Spinach-ful Egg Salad

Spinach-ful Egg Salad

I was going to make Braised Beef & Butternut Squash for today’s post. Really, I was! I had all the ingredients bought and ready to go. I just couldn’t summon [...]

October 9, 2009 × 12 comments

entree, recipe, sides & bites

White Bean Soup with Mini Lamb Meatballs

White Bean Soup with Mini Lamb Meatballs

They tell me it’s fall. Actually, I know it’s fall because the ice cream shop was serving pumpkin and chocolate pecan pie flavors. I know it’s fall because of college [...]

October 7, 2009 × 11 comments

breakfast, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Bacon, Potato & Black Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Bacon, Potato & Black Bean Stuffed Poblano Peppers

On the rare occasion that I go out for brunch or breakfast, it’s not the French Toast or Pancakes that grab my attention, It’s the salty, starchy stuff. The eggs [...]

October 6, 2009 × 3 comments