Tag Archives: Mushrooms

Pumpkin (or Sweet Potato) Gnocchi with Creamy Mushrooms

Tender pillows of pumpkin gnocchi (or sweet potato gnocchi) doused with creamy mushrooms.  A real treat in the Fall, or anytime! I think I was an Italian Nonna in a previous life.  You see, I have this uncanny ability to whip up perfect, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter is not the only Nut Butter! Homemade Nut Butters + 4 Recipes Using Them!

It’s two weeks before I will be posting this entry, and I’m about to mutilate my fingertips. I’m talking rip them to pieces, tear my nails, all in the name of turning out a pistachio butter, one of four nut … Continue reading

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Two Vegetarian Pates…with Bread

When I was a kid, I used to eat chopped liver like it was going out of style. It was a treat at every family gathering during holidays, whether it be Thanksgiving or Passover. I would sit within inches of the … Continue reading

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STEWIE! BBQ Short Rib Brunswick Stew

Rabbit-Free Brunswick Stew Wrong Stew-ie, but I love that little, animated guy.  What other evil baby’s cheeks could you pinch while he devises a plan for a  trebuchet that launches machetes directly at Lois? This brings us to this month’s Daring … Continue reading

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Individual Beef Wellingtons

Where’s the Beef? It’s in the pastry! I love miniature versions of well known dishes, and these spinach, mushroom, roasted pepper and cheese filled individual Beef Wellingtons are one of my favorite takes on classic Beef Wellington. Anything Wellington or … Continue reading

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