Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix

pumpkin spice chex mix blog (1 of 1)

Is it too late in the season to still be playing with the whole pumpkin spice thing? I feel like it’s just now fall, now that the temps are (hopefully) going to stay below 80 degrees around here. When I’m still wearing shorts, it’s hard to think that Thanksgiving is on the horizon. But now?…

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Kale Salad with Satsumas, Pecans and Feta

Kale Salad blog (1 of 1)

Last week, we visited New Orleans for a few days. We’ve visited before – twice – but not for over 10 years. Some has stayed the same, but a lot has changed. There are new businesses and new homes, and some things are gone, but the same vibe, the same intense spirit is there. It’s…

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Hatch Chile and Corn Salsa

hatch chile corn salsa blog

I know it’s September, and some of my Canadian friends are even experiencing snow already. But seeing as how it’s still warm here (we’ve “cooled down” to the low-to-mid 90s), I’m going to have one last summer hurrah with this recipe. Sound good? Hatch chile season is waning, but I managed to grab some good…

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Pickled Banana Peppers

pickled peppers blog

‘Tis the time of year where canning and pickling is on every gardener’s mind. While my garden is not having its best year ever (my pepper plants are just now starting to produce), I’m still benefiting from others’ surplus. A friend of ours gave us a large amount of various peppers – namely Santa Fe…

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