Tag Archives: fall

Spiced Moroccan Yams

Canned yams are a thing of the past and should remain there.  Here is an easy, delicious, updated version for your Thanksgiving table sans marshmallows.  Serves 6 1/2 C. pitted dates, quartered 1 C. dried apricots, quartered 1/4 t. saffron … Continue reading

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Skillet Apple Cake

A quick and easy cake that’s perfect for an afternoon snack with a cup of tea.  Dress it up for dessert with a little vanilla ice cream. 10 T. butter, divided 2 large apples, such as granny smith, cored and … Continue reading

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A Kidcentric Halloween Party

  One of the best things for me about having kids is being able to make my own childhood fantasies come true.  As a child, it was always very important to me that things in my life were the “way … Continue reading

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Fig and Ricotta Canapes

This is a gorgeous fall dish to start a dinner party.  The homemade ricotta really makes the dish.  If that’s just not in the cards, then I would substitute mascarpone. 1 french baguette, sliced thinly 1 C. fresh ricotta click … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

The bacon flavors the pork so well that there are no other ingredients necessary, not even salt and pepper.  I served this with a little balsamic vinegar reduction, but it can easily stand on its own.  Be sure to let … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pancakes

These are so fun- and pureed pumpkin is a great, healthy addition to your breakfast. Berries and chocolate chips would work for making faces as well.  There is an ongoing debate in our house about real maple syrup vs. imitation maple syrup.  My … Continue reading

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Golden Beet and Pear Salad

This is a quick and easy seasonal salad that goes with everything.  Raw beets are packed with vitamins and minerals and taste terrific as long as you slice them paper-thin.  A mandolin slicer is really handy for this. 1 golden … Continue reading

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