Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Poached Pear and Brown Butter Tart

Most people make pies for Thanksgiving, but not I. No, I make tarts. Tarts or cakes, but preferably tarts. I used to make tarts in pie pans, but the situation simply wasn’t ideal. So when I finally acquired a tart … 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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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

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