Month: November 2011

Whole Wheat Bartlett Pear, Almond and Honey Lemon Cakes

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Dessert / Fall / Fruit / Sweet

  Hello again. I’m wishing you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! This year, our day was filled with all the moments I look for over the Thanksgiving holiday and I just feel so lucky to know it.     Loving family and company, relaxed laughter, beautiful smells, a lit fireplace, and some great food and wine sums it up. And I am so thankful to have my family, this tiny family unit of mine. This […]

Sweet Pepper and Butternut Squash Gruyère Tarts

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Appetizers / Fall / Savory / Tart

I want to thank you for the comments some of you left me last week. I have some very thoughtful readers dropping by and it cheers me up to hear from you. Life can bring the toughest and weirdest struggles to face, yes? I am humbled with even the quickest hello’s sometimes. And I feel glad for your words, so thank you. The other day I made a quick trip to the farmer’s market while […]

Creamy Cambozola Shiitake and Baby Portobello Mushroom Risotto

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Fall / Gluten Free / Risotto / Savory

  My heart is heavy and it’s the middle of November already. These last few weeks have been pretty hard in a life way, they’ve gone quickly, and they’ve been a stressful and testing few. I will say this, life is happening.   My fiance and I are in my hometown in California again and we are with my family through some big transitions. The kind of transitions that pull you towards the face of […]