Monthly Archives: December 2015

Quince Compote

Today is my father’s birthday – he would have been 93.  He died this past February, with his family at his side and his final words were his expression of love and gratitude for all of us, and his full … Continue reading

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Chicken Cacciatore

I lighten up the standard cacciatore recipe and replaced the pasta with zucchini – still warm and filling and easy to make ahead, just sauté the zucchini right before serving. Chicken Cacciatore with Zucchini and Green Olives Serves 4 2 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin French Toast

The kick-off to a perfect weekend.. Pumpkin French Toast 1 tablespoon butter (for the griddle) ¾ cup whole milk ¾ cup canned pumpkin puree 4 eggs 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½  teaspoon … Continue reading

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