Tag Archives: entertaining

Spicy Kale Chips

I hit a carb wall over the weekend. Not that I don’t love all the cake, cookies, candy, and scones I’ve been gorging on mind you. I can make a breakfast out of a swirl of warm cinnamon rolls draped … Continue reading

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Chiles Rellenos – Frittata Style

Looking for a holiday breakfast? Here’s a great one I’m planning on. It’s inspired by a recipe I saw in Sunset Magazine years ago for Baked Chiles Rellenos. The recipe is long-lost, but I’ll always remember the photo: whole poblano … Continue reading

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Gift #2: Pear-Rosemary Pate de Fruit Jewels

This past weekend, a group of 20+ of us gathered for a potluck at the lovely home of Lynda of TasteFood to celebrate the release of a cookbook featuring a number of us with our winning recipes. We’ve all competed against each … Continue reading

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Being Tempted by Fig Apple Jam

Figs are such a sensuous fruit, I think. When I eat them, I feel like I should be reclining on a divan with long lustrous hair spilling down my back; and lots of young muscular men fanning me with large … Continue reading

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