dijon and balsamic brussels sprouts

So you don’t like brussels sprouts? That’s ok. These aren’t really brussels sprouts- they’re caramelized green goddesses. Shortly into our relationship, Patrick told me that he absolutely adored brussels sprouts. Who adores brussels sprouts? No one. Thus a challenge was put before me. Come up with a brussels sprout recipe that does not involve wrapping them […]

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spiced shortbread cookies with salted maple frosting

I’ve been craving these ever since my visit to Haute Coffee in Concord, MA. My family and I were on an autumn excursion to “leaf peep” in the gorgeous weather, and we couldn’t very well do so without coffee and pastries. We have priorities, obviously. My sister-in-law, Jen, ordered coffee and this delicious looking maple cookie with […]

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sweet and salty pumpkin seeds

These pumpkin seeds are a delightful teaser for my next post, which will be a recipe for curried butternut squash soup. They deserve a separate posting because not only are they delicious and easy to make, but my husband is convinced we should market and package them and promptly retire early. You can only hope, right? This is […]

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autumn sangria

For those of you who feel a pang of sadness with the realization that summer is over, let this beverage help you transition into the fall season. For the rest of us who were counting down the days until we could finally start wearing our favorite sweaters again, this is a no-brainer. In my world, the […]

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