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Fall

Fall Salad with Caramelized Bacon and Fennel

Fall Salad with Caramelized Bacon and Fennel

I fear that I’m guilty of making the same side salads over and over again. In the spring and summer, it’s the blueberry goat cheese salad. And in the fall…as soon as the temperatures drop to the point that I suddenly remember my oven goes […]

Pumpkin Lasagne

Pumpkin Lasagne

In my humble(ish) opinion, October is the best month for indulging in all things pumpkin. I know its flavor is more strongly linked to the Hallowed Thanksgiving Dessert category, but I think that by late November we’re all getting tired of the gourd-fest that’s been […]

Green Chile Chicken Chili

Green Chile Chicken Chili

I never liked chili much growing up. It always seemed (and smelled) to me like the lid fell off the chili powder so somebody just said, “Eh,” and kept cooking. But I’ve finally realized that, like all classics, there are just an awful lot of […]

Coq Au Riesling

Coq Au Riesling

  Can I just say, I love this dish. I love to entertain with this dish. It’s that perfect mix of humble and elegant — the type of rustic-chic that when you plate it you feel like it should have its own Instagram account. It […]