My CSA Box: How to prepare for Thanksgiving

  Our box from Fifth Crow Farms contained Rainbow chard, Baby spinach, “Blue Ballet” squash, Leeks, Carrots, Parsley, Red radishes, Green Cabbage and Cauliflower. There was an extra cauliflower in the trade box, so I riced that and packaged into 2-cup zip bags for the freezer. And, I hoard my winter squash, since they are

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Cookbook Dinner Club: Holiday Magazines

The Cookbook Book Club met last night and our theme was recipes from holiday issues of our favorite food magazines. Did not manage to take many photos myself, so I am poaching the ones I can find that go with the recipes. All the recipes were successful, and many will appear on tables this holiday

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Cookie Thursday: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Cream Cheese Filling

A little late this week, as it is already Friday, but I wanted to make sure to honor Cookie Thursday and the tradition of baking with for my kids. Part of the delay was because I needed to roast the pumpkin before mixing the cookie batter. The other reason is that I have been so

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The Best Food in America Comes from Good People (guest post)

Please welcome Michele Payn-Knoper, one of the nation’s leading farm and food advocates. She is a passionate keynote speaker, a mom and a connector for those interested in translating farm to food. She founded #FoodChat on Twitter in April 2009 and invites you to participate Tuesdays, 8-10 p.m Eastern. Find out more, including the full

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Thanksgiving Breakfast: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Strata

Remember last month when I participated in a blogger roundup about the new cookbook, Perfect One-Dish Dinners? Well, in addition to being fun, I also had the opportunity to meet several new bloggers. Bonus. This month, Shauna James Ahern, of the Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef, proposed a similar roundup, focused on a Gluten-Free Thanksgiving.

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