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!
Irish Soda Bread is good for St. Patrick's day, to be sure. But, this bread is such a wonderful complement to soup (particularly vegetable, tomato or split pea) that it is a Saturday staple at our home all winter long. With dairy, or without, this version of Irish Soda Bread is the perfect complement to… Continue reading Two ways with Irish Soda Bread
"They're back! Pumpkin-spice brake pads." sign on a West Coast auto shop I shared this recipe last fall, but, as the above quote verifies, pumpkin mania has obviously come 'round again! You know who you are. Enjoy! Oh, yeah... Pumpkin Apple Bread Butter (or coat with canola oil if you're dairy free) two loaf pans.… Continue reading Pumpkin-Apple Bread
“It was time to take the pumpkin out of the pot and eat it. In the final analysis, that was what solved these big problems of life. You could think and think and get nowhere, but you still had to eat your pumpkin. That brought you down to earth. That gave you a reason for… Continue reading Pumpkin Apple Bread
"All food is comfort food. Maybe I just like to chew." Lewis Black, American comedian The days until school starts again can almost be counted on fingers. There's some excitement in the air, some annoyance and that vague, unsettled feeling that always comes with a beginning. It's surely time to bake up some comfort food… Continue reading Confetti Comfort Bread