Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (PG)

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (PG)

This weekend, I went searching for the perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe. I found many different variations: some with fruit, some with nuts, some even with orange zest....

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Date Night – Homestyle

Date Night – Homestyle

There’s no denying it: a weekend is not a proper weekend for my fiance and I without the enjoyment of some really delicious food. We truly enjoy food, love...

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Pumpkin Pear Galette

Pumpkin Pear Galette

Here’s another selection from my current favorite cookbook, Pumpkin. The sugar pumpkin I cut up for my creamy shrimp and rice went quite a long way, so I wanted...

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Homegrown Gourmet #1: Sandwiches

Homegrown Gourmet #1: Sandwiches

We have a little tradition in my family, and that is that you MUST make chicken salad from the chicken leftover from making matzoh ball soup. It just wouldn’t...

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Pumpkin Challah

Pumpkin Challah

I’d like to say I bake challah at least once every year, it’s my Rosh Hashana tradition. But I only started last year. So I guess now I am...

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Creamy Coconut Rice with Pumpkin and Shrimp

Creamy Coconut Rice with Pumpkin and Shrimp

Last year, I purchased DeeDee Stovel’s Pumpkin, a wonderful and unique cookbook that takes this treasured vegetable beyond the realm of pies and breads. Many of the recipes call...

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My No Recipe Chicken Chili Recipe

My No Recipe Chicken Chili Recipe

Sometimes, the best things in life are thrown together without a recipe. This is what happened with my chicken chili, something I started making last fall and which then...

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