Turkey Pumpkin Chili

November 18, 2012
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When I posted a round-up of the recipes I actually make on a fairly frequent basis I totally forgot to include this chili. I’m not really the type of person who thinks you can only eat pumpkin between the months of October through January so I’ve been known to whip up a batch of this […]

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Grilled Surprise Packages

June 22, 2010
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My grandfather, Edgar, passed away when I was in Kindergarten but even though that was 25 years ago I still have a host of lovely memories of the short time he and I spent together. I often fondly recall how he would let me sit on the kitchen counter while he mixed up a batch […]

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English Onion Soup with Sage and Cheddar

August 3, 2009
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French Onion Soup seems to be one of those dishes that I’m highly inclined to order at a restaurant but never seem to make at home. Of course when I think about some of the terrible versions of this soup I’ve experienced in various establishments it’s honestly a wonder that I’ve ever bothered to eat […]

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Onion Studded Hamburger Rolls

June 10, 2009
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The closest grocery store to my apartment is a Whole Foods and while I love their produce and organic offerings I really hate their pre-packaged hamburger buns. They aren’t really a texture that I enjoy and they taste…well…odd. Yes, I do realize that I sound like a picky 6-year-old. There is a silver lining to […]

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A Tantrum Free Omelet

August 6, 2008

Embarrassingly enough I can’t make an omelet. So I just don’t. I’m happy to whip up elaborate scrambles or even a quiche, but if I have to flip eggs in a pan it’s just not going to end very prettily. I know my limitations. Fortunately, my luxurious Hamptons-residing role model, Ina Garten, has introduced me […]

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Vegetable Cheddar Soup

April 16, 2008

When I lived in Portland all by my little old self after college I used to make this very soup in a hand me down pot that I acquired from my mom. Speaking of the old neighborhood, some crazy fool tried to burn it down last week. I’m trying to comfort myself with the fact that […]

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