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Pumpkin palooza — you know you’re ready!

It's fall. Sort of. If you are more than ready, here are a handful of recipes to start the season off right from one of my newspaper posts. Some are from my blog archives -- but one is new and it is my fave of the moment. Nacho Pumpkin Soup is good enough to, say,… Continue reading Pumpkin palooza — you know you’re ready!

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Lemon mayonnaise

"Chic is a kind of mayonnaise -- either it tastes or it doesn't." Karl Lagerfeld, German designer This is so simple, it's hardly a recipe. But, I started making it about a month ago and it's such a burst of sunshine and spring I had to share it. Think of using it on any wrap… Continue reading Lemon mayonnaise

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Candied Ginger

"I've got sunshine on a cloudy day." The Temptations Some recipes are more fun than others. This is one of the fun ones -- and the result is sugary bits of gold that are effectively candied sunshine. Sunshine in a jar! You can enjoy it all winter long -- minced on top of baked goods,… Continue reading Candied Ginger

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Curried cauli-potato soup

"Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." Mark Twain If the winter cold or, worse, a winter cold has grabbed you by the throat and wrestled you to the ground, you might want to try this at home. 🙂 This one will have you smiling and breathing happily again in no time. I've… Continue reading Curried cauli-potato soup

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Iron-skillet, deep-dish pizza

"Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around." Anna Quindlen, American journalist and author There was a time when I all knew of deep-dish pizza was a "pie" my grandmother used to make. It was rich with sauce and cheese and had cornmeal in the crust. She baked it in a Pyrex pie… Continue reading Iron-skillet, deep-dish pizza