November 2010

Cheese Fondue

by Sara on November 29, 2010

Cheese Fondue

When I was growing up, my parents made steak fondue every New Year’s Eve. It really was the perfect night: a relaxed dinner, followed by games and watching Dick Clark (at least, when my brother and I were able stay up that late). At any rate, we loved it much more than going out in [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Sara on November 25, 2010

Individual Chicken Pot Pie

To everyone celebrating Thanksgiving today, I hope you and your families and friends have a safe and happy holiday. If you’re wondering what to do with some of that leftover turkey, may I suggest a few ideas? Pot Pies are loved by (almost) all. Turkey, Brie, and Cranberry Sandwiches can easily be adapted by using [...]


Holiday Spice Cranberry Apple Crumble

by Sara on November 23, 2010

holiday spice cranberry apple crumble

Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate, here is a recipe I put together earlier this fall, to highlight local, seasonal produce: Cortland and McIntosh apples, and fresh cranberries. The spices and fruit flavors simply scream the holidays to me. But I do have a confession. Originally, this recipe was supposed to be a pie with a crumble [...]

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Soft Molasses Cookies

by Sara on November 20, 2010

Molasses Cookies

Every Christmas my mom makes soft molasses cookies, rolled in red and green sugar. I didn’t really appreciate the molasses flavor of these cookies until a few years ago, but now I love them. They are especially good with coffee (I know, I seem to say that about all cookies), and I have to admit, [...]