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  • Autumn waffles

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    We’re well into pumpkin season with the gourd showing up everywhere from coffee drinks to facials. While I think some combinations are silly, pumpkin makes sense in breakfast and brunch items: pancakes, muffins and waffles, a personal favorite. The key… Read More ›

  • Beer in my coffee

    Dark barrel latte

    I listened to an Abercrombie type describe a dark barrel latte to her friend, another likely Abercrombie girl — tall, impossibly thin, carefully dressed in stylish riding gear though I was sure the closest either of them was going to… Read More ›

  • Soup’s on


    It never fails: I spot a new soup at the grocery store, and I think this will be the one. The one that tastes good, the one that’s easy to transport to work, the one that I can keep in… Read More ›

  • Apple Invasion


    So I told you I bought a peck of pears over the weekend, but now I must confess that at the same time I bought two pecks of apples. I have no control over such things. Not only am I… Read More ›

  • Pears from Heaven


    I had every intention to make apple crisp. Someone had posted a question on my Twitter account asking for my favorite recipe. I sent along a link to the recipe and thought how good it sounded. So I went to… Read More ›

  • Less meat, more dough


    Statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released last week showed that beef and bacon prices are at an all-time high. That seems particularly sad during the summer, peak season for burgers and steaks, not to mention BLTs. Don’t despair…. Read More ›


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