stuffed acorn squash

Some time ago my friend Nicole sent me a tweet asking for something to do with an acorn squash. No problem, I’ve got a go-to acorn squash recipe, something I’ve been making for years and years that is delicious and versatile. So it was a simple  matter of locating the squash, making and photographing the recipe, and… 

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gingersnaps

This year I decided I had better get organized and post a holiday cookie slightly sooner than 2 days before Christmas. My sister visited last weekend and we spent a day in the kitchen banging out a mass of holiday treats traditional in our family, including brown sugar shortbread, not-too-rummy chocolate rum balls, and these… 

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spicy red lentil soup

You know you’re living way up north when at the tail end of November the sun starts setting in the 2’s. You know you’re a food blogger living way up north when, after a stretch of grey and dreary days, sunlight suddenly floods your kitchen and you drop everything to take pictures of soup. The… 

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chickpea salad sandwich

Last year this time I talked about the sandwich system, so I thought now I’d help soften the back-to-school and back-to-work blues with a tasty vegetarian sandwich filling. I find that vegetarian sandwich options can be repetitive and I get tired of simple bread, veg, cheese combinations. I’m doing a lot of running around these… 

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