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Everything Pumpkin!

The origination of the word pumpkin is from the Greek for ‘large melon’; something large and round. The French later adapted it to pompon; the British changed it to pumpion and finally the American colonists changed it to pumpkin.  816 more words


Things I Read This Week: January 20, 2017

(via Smitten Kitchen)

How are you doing? I can’t pretend that this is a great day — the U.S. presidential inauguration has been on in the background (on mute) all afternoon, and … it’s real, guys. 397 more words

Things I Read

How to Install Pearl Snaps

Today’s post is a little bit different, but in a good way, I think.  I want to share how to install pearl snaps since there seemed to be some interest after I posted… 1,053 more words


Mushroom Bourguignon


2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter, softened
2 pounds portobello mushrooms, in 1/4-inch slices (save the stems for another use) (you can use cremini instead, as well) 309 more words

Asparagus, shiitake and artichoke risotto

Make a big batch of this on the weekend to take care of dinners for the first half of the week.

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen… 308 more words


Three-bean chili and corn bread

Our current favorite chili recipe is from Smitten Kitchen (original recipe here). We like to make it with her corn muffins.

Makes about 9 cups chili; 8 smaller servings or 4 to 6 large ones… 571 more words


What's for supper? Vol. 65: The importance of being parchment paper

Ooh, I’m in such a hurry! We’re headed out for a day trip as vacation week wraps up. I’ll just have to talk about food and skip the jokes, to save time. 986 more words