November 2011

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Sweet and Salty Seeds

November 27, 2011

Pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and pine nuts are sweetened with honey and spiced with cinnamon in these addictive nibbles.

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Creamy Tomato Soup

November 22, 2011

When I’m mentally gearing up for a big Thanksgiving feast, I often don’t feel like cooking dinner. (Difficult to comprehend, I’m sure!) The other night, I made this simple tomato soup for the kids with some quick Big Cheese Twists since I happened to have some puff pastry in my freezer. Both are from The Cookbook for […]

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Pumpkin Bread

November 20, 2011

These dense, sweetly spiced pumpkin loaves have reduced amounts of sugar and oil with no sacrifice to flavor.

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Lorenza’s Swiss Chard Pasta

November 10, 2011

Fresh Swiss chard, complemented by crisp bits of pancetta, onions, and bread crumbs, is tossed with tender penne pasta.

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