Monthly Archives: November 2009

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Tagine

Hi friends! Hope that you all had a wonderful, relaxing and delicious Thanksgiving. I sure did, and have plenty of pictures and recipes to share with you in the coming weeks. In the meantime, I’ll share a dish with you … Continue reading

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Pumpkin. Swirl. Brownies: Happy Thanksgiving!

Who knew I had a thing for pumpkins. They’ve never been a staple of my diet, nor something I’ve sought out in the past, but it seems like they’ve managed to work their way into many a dinner, dessert, and … Continue reading

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Slow-Roasted Tomatoes for Thanksgiving

As far as I’m concerned, Thanksgiving is the grandest day of the year. Family, friends, food, a four day weekend. It just doesn’t get much better. As someone who loves to cook, I can’t really imagine a better day than … Continue reading

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Buttery Buckwheat Cake, How I Miss Thee

I spotted this recipe for a buttery buckwheat flour cake on 101 Cookbooks a while ago, and suddenly thought to make it for dessert when Matt and I had a couple of friends over for a dinner party. It had … Continue reading

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Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bakeoff and a Little Request

Hi, friends. I am really excited to be a part of Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bakeoff (really really excited, if I’m being honest!). Seeing my Chocolate Oatmeal Walnut Cookies amongst some delectable desserts from some of my favorite bloggers is pretty … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Butter for Morning Motivation

I don’t know about you, but when my alarm clock rings at 6:30 a.m. on Monday morning, I usually start thinking about breakfast. It’s not like I was underfed as a child (in fact, more often than not, I refused … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, Fall, food music blog, granola, Musical Pairings, pumpkin | 4 Comments

Mendocino Weekend Part Deux, I Suppose

Last Friday, I wrote about Cafe Beaujolais, a delicious French dining experience in downtown Mendocino where Matt and I celebrated his birthday. Today I bring you Le Petit Rive, which, officially is a restaurant that lies just outside of Mendocino, … Continue reading

Posted in duck, food music blog, Le Petit Rive, Local Pairings, Mendocino, Musical Pairings, review | 5 Comments

Brussels Sprouts and Bacon: And Another

Brussels sprouts must be hot these days. I’m seeing recipes galore. Megan from A Sweet Spoonful wrote about them yesterday. Eat Make Read and Pithy and Cleaver try their takes on David Chang’s twist. Mark Bittman gives us bacon and … Continue reading

Posted in bacon, brussels sprouts, cheese, food music blog, lemon, Musical Pairings, Thanksgiving | 9 Comments

Veracruz-Style Snapper

I think about this blog often–as in the BB (before blog) time, when I wasn’t obsessively taking pictures of everything I ate, dreaming up dishes in my sleep, and bringing my friends along for the ride. One of the best … Continue reading

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Mendocino/Sea Ranch Weekend and Cafe Beaujolais

Have I told you about my lovely weekend yet? I don’t think so–I haven’t had time to really breathe since I got back. And, alas, it’s already Friday, and it’s time for a local review. As I mentioned, last weekend … Continue reading

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