Monthly Archives: October 2012

RECOVERY WITH A NOURISHING CHICKEN STOCK

Stock Before Cooking

Usually when I get sick, I heed the cues from my body and chill out, hard. If circumstances allow, I will spend as much of a day as possible doing nothing. Doing nothing is good for us, and it seems that the only opportunity some of us have to do this is when sick. I […]

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GINGER PECAN PUMPKIN MUFFINS

Ginger Pecan Pumpkin Muffins

Oh goodness. Sometimes being modest about a thing doesn’t help anybody. Like here. Because these are ridiculously amazing and the only way you’ll know is if I tell you. They smell heavenly. (And the gluten free version is superb.) Find the complete recipe at Etsy!

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S’MORES BAR

S'mores bar!

I’m getting really excited for Eat Retreat this weekend. Last year, there was an epic s’mores spread by the campfire after our Friday night supper. It totally upended my understanding of the scope of things one might use to sandwich a molten marshmallow. In addition to homemade marshmallows, there were peeps, ginger snaps, mini waffles, […]

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SPICED PUMPKIN COCONUT MILK ICE CREAM

Spiced Pumpkin Coconut Milk Ice Cream

What is it about pumpkins? They seem to possess this magical power over a certain cross-section of the population, reducing us to high-pitched cooing and uninhibited enthusiasm. I am all for enthusiasm. But can you think of any other fruit or vegetable that does this to us? I can’t. A couple weekends ago on a […]

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DELICATA SQUASH SALAD WITH ROASTED POTATOES AND POMEGRANATE SEEDS

Delicata Squash Salad with Roasted Potatoes and Pomegranate Seeds

(First, WOW. Thank you, all, for your congratulations, well wishes and kind words about my cookbook project. Way to make a girl’s week! I am so excited for the year ahead, and your enthusiasm is like having my own personal cheering squad. THANK YOU! It’s a tremendous feeling.) Last Sunday I went on a farm […]

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