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  • Borrowed: Roasted Corn Pudding in Acorn Squash

    I generally consider myself an impartial vegetable lover. Lima beans? Brussels sprouts? I’ll eat them with gusto. (We’ll talk some other time about mustard greens). But if there’s one wintertime vegetable that I’ve never…

    November 20, 2012 17 Comments
  • giving: boiled apple cider syrup

    During the holidays, and always, it’s nice to arrive to a place you’ve been invited to with a little something extra for your host. It should be known that I don’t always manage to…

    November 19, 2012 43 Comments
  • make-believe: thanksgiving outfit.

    1. silk blouse 2. scarf 3. necklace 4. apron 5. triangle hoops 6. skinny cords 7. sam sifton’s thanksgiving 8. flats Thanksgiving is such a good holiday. No presents, but hefty portions of good…

    November 15, 2012 13 Comments
  • butternut squash: roasted and mashed

    If you’ve been reading these tea leaves for awhile, you might recall that there’s a somewhat unusual allergy in our house. James is allergic to potatoes. Yes, that means no french fries. Yes, it…

    November 13, 2012 10 Comments
  • pumpkin pie, the real deal.

    When you’re waiting for a storm, and before the power goes out, I can’t think of a better plan than to mix up a pie so that you can hunker down and feast on…

    October 29, 2012 24 Comments
  • mulling spices.

    a tiny holiday gift that packs an impressive punch. plop a bag of mulling spices into a burbling pot of cider or wine and set the tone for an entire evening of cozy merriment.…

    November 23, 2011 16 Comments