Hello Friends, It is a busy and exciting time around here. I have my first book signing in a few days and two more in early December. It is fun planning the menus and I can’t wait to talk to everyone about food! We are now through the first full week of November. I don’t… Continue reading Pear Tarts … not everyone likes pie!
The best season of the year is in full swing. All I ever want in fall is a big bowl of coziness (and a big sweater). No matter what kind of soup you (and your friends and family) are in the mood for, I’ve got something for you! Check out the Soup Page and pick… Continue reading Soup’s On!
Finally it feels like fall!!! I thought fall came a couple weeks ago but then summer came back. Yesterday and today feel like fall so I’m taking advantage of it while I can. You never know, next week could be summer or winter. It could go either way. I know everyone wants to celebrate the… Continue reading Happy Fall
It’s no secret that I love comfort food. A few weeks ago I made another batch of cassoulet. Even though I make a “quick” version of cassoulet, I was feeling extra lazy the last time I made it. I skipped starting with bacon lardons and just used some duck fat I had in my fridge.… Continue reading Cassoulet Soup
We started “Slow Cooker October” with a giant cut of beef (pot roast) and we are going to finish it off with a giant cut of pork. I LOVE this recipe! I originally made this mustard and sage pork shoulder when it first appeared in Bon Appétit magazine about 4½ years ago. You slather a… Continue reading Slow Cooker Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage