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We Were Going to Make Pasta Sauce

December was pasta sauce month.  December is over.  We missed it. December is busy.  Holidays, family, snow shoveling; it all really starts to add up.  Perfecting sauce just was not in the cards. I did make one sauce.  It was … Continue reading

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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Popovers

I love popovers! I think I’d only made them once before this month’s Sourdough Surprises task. Now they are my new favorite way to quickly use some sourdough. I started by making The Gingered Whisk’s Sourdough Cheesy Popovers, following the … Continue reading

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November: Intro to Braising

Braising is wonderful. November is not long enough. In All About Braising, Molly Stevens defines it as “tucking a few ingredients into a heavy pot with a bit of liquid, covering the pot tightly, and letting everything simmer peacefully until … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Soup Party

For the last 5 year, on the first Saturday of November, my husband and I have hosted a soup party.  What, you ask, is a soup party?  Well, let me tell you all about it.  It is the best way … Continue reading

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I Made a Lovely Soup

I planned on following Lynne Rosetto Kasper’s building a soup guidelines, but I realized that the direction I would have taken it would have resulted in another fine meal. And I think that’s the problem I’ve been having. When I … Continue reading

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On October 15 I Finally Made a Sandwich

Who goes an entire month and then some without making a single sandwich? Especially when it’s sandwich month? Weeeellllllll, me. I think I may have thrown together a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for one of the kid’s lunches, and … Continue reading

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Marisa’s 20th of the Month Sourdough Sidetrack: Quickbread

Since starting to maintain a sourdough culture almost two years ago, I have made several quickbread and muffin recipes. They’ve all been fine. I appreciate that this one specifies discard and encourages variations. This sourdough zucchini bread turned out well, … Continue reading

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It’s Soup Month!

For the last four years, I have hosted a Soup Party on the first Saturday of November.   We have a 5 or 6 couples over and every couple brings a soup.  For me, this is the perfect way to entertain.  … Continue reading

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Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

It’s the last day of September and I have not made as many sandwiches as I would have liked.  This seems to be a recurring theme these last few months and I do apologize.  October will be better; school is … Continue reading

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B.E.L.T and some Quinoa for Good Measure

I love sandwiches.  Nothing makes me happier than having a great sandwich.  My personal downfall is that I buy great sandwiches, I don’t make them.  I make myself a sandwich for lunch almost every day and it is always a … Continue reading

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