Monthly Archives: October 2013

Creamy Delicata Squash and Leek Soup

  Are you surprised to see another soup?  I hope not!  This one is different, though.  As we enter the holiday season, I think of elaborate and comforting meals with family.  This delicata soup is perfect for your Thanksgiving or … Continue reading

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CSA Delivery – October 28th

I haven’t posted the contents of my CSA delivery for almost two months!  Usually, I wake up on Tuesday mornings to find a box of produce at my front door,  Imagine my surprise when tonight my door bell rang at … Continue reading

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Lentil and Kale Soup

  I’m sure I’ve said it before, but I LOVE soup.  There’s no way to describe my deep and personal adoration for soup.  I make pots of soup in the middle of summer, regardless of the weather.  But, of course, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Ginger Snap Crust

As promised, I crushed down those ginger snaps and used them for the crust of a delicious pumpkin cheesecake!  The taste and texture of the ginger snaps were perfect for the creaminess of the cheesecake.  They had more flavor than … Continue reading

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Ginger Snaps with Orange Zest

I haven’t baked ginger snaps in years.  Growing up, I baked ginger snaps in the winter using a recipe from Kirsten’s Cookbook.  I may have been slightly obsessed with the American Girl dolls and their historical periods.  I may not … Continue reading

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Camping Food Need Not Be Dull: Sweet Potato Chili

This last weekend I had the opportunity to travel to Yosemite with some good friends.  We camped in Crane Flat, a campsite that is about a 30 minute drive from the valley floor and, until recently, was closed due to … Continue reading

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