Monthly Archives: November 2010

triple chocolate pumpkin pie


this is a Martha Stewart recipe my sister sent to me a few years ago as she was ‘suggesting’ what to bring to her house for thanksgiving. i was a tad hesitant because it did not resemble a true pumpkin pie … Continue reading

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clam and chorizo pasta


sometimes a hardy bowl of pasta is all the soul needs on a cool fall night. my husband is the pasta person in our family. he needs to satiate his craving for pasta probably on a weekly basis. the rest … Continue reading

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apple pecan cake


after preparing two pumpkin desserts to bring to my parent’s house on thanksgiving, my mom suggested i come up with, yet, another  to feed the masses. this was going to be a bit of a challenge as the stores were closed around us … Continue reading

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savory cornbread dressing (stuffing)


this year my mother had the turkey, stuffing, gravy, and mashed potatoes covered. i was in charge of 3 desserts. i had just recently made my polenta rosemary pound-cake and had a lot left over. therefore, decided to use this bread as my version … Continue reading

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rosemary polenta pound cake


years ago my sister gave me a cookbook called ‘The San Francisco Chronicle Cookbook’. it is a compilation of 350 of over 13,000 recipes published in the san francisco chronicle. it is a great cookbook with a variety of recipes that … Continue reading

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pumpkin cupcakes with maple frosting and broken heath bar


this is a blog of a blog recipe. i saw ina garten’s pumpkin cupcakes on a blog site and wanted to try it, however, went straight to ina’s site to be sure i had the exact recipe. the cupcakes are very moist and the maple … Continue reading

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chicken enchilada soup


  this is a hearty soup that could be called a stew. it is perfect for a cold evening when the soul needs some warmth and some spice. this soup definately has heat because of the peppers. it is a heat … Continue reading

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