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Warm Brie & Date Bites

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appetizers / eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen

At the first sign of frost and chill, I begin dreaming of kitchen comforts.  I begin to categorize in my head all of the delicious things I will prepare, and the perfect gloaming light in which I will photograph them.  Stews, braises, puddings, cakes, savory lamb shanks cooked under the most perfect crust with just the slightest untidy boil-over {meant to look homemade and charming, just shy of a mess} flash behind my eyes, like the […]

Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Tart

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eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen / savory tarts

I was able to pick up swiss chard, for a song, at this week’s market. Now, creating meals around this favorite green, has been my charge. This morning I was longing for the buttery crust of pie with the wholesome chew of comfort. I threw together this tart in a jiff, simply using larder staples. Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Tart 1 pie crust–press in to an 8-9″ tart pan 1 medium sweet potato–1/4″ slice […]

Zucchini-Chevre Spoon Bread

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bread / eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen

A few days back; Mike, fresh from visiting our long neglected garden presented me with an enormous zucchini. Confession I sorta only grow zucchini for flowers. Occasionally, a few squash survive. When they do grow this large, I use them for bread. Sometimes sweet, sometimes savory. This spoon bread is a great side dish. It also rocks, scooped warm and soft, as a bed for caramelized onions, sunny side up eggs and crispy bacon. Best.Breakfast.Ever. […]