Monthly Archives: November 2010

Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Balsamic-Fig-Onion Jam

I often forget how easy roasting meat is. I go for the one-pot meals, thinking they’ll be faster and easier, but that’s not always true. Take Thanksgiving – the turkey’s the easy part. Making all the sides is what’s time consuming. Luckily, while you’re hard at work on the sweet potatoes and mashed potatoes and […]

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Apple Walnut Crisp

In case you were wondering whether the gluten-free plum crisp would also work with apples instead of plums, and maybe with walnuts instead of pecans, with a big scoop of cinnamon almond ice cream on top… Yeah. We’re pretty sure it works. Gluten-Free Apple Crisp When I made this the other night, I skipped the […]

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Sauteed Kale Salad with Apples, Pecans, and Parmesan

This salad was supposed to be something along the lines of the Raw Kale Salad recently featured on 101 Cookbooks. But when I handed a small piece of raw kale to Cori, our resident bitter food hater, she gnawed on it and looked at me with an expression of profound distaste. “It’s like a leaf,” […]

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Cinnamon Almond Ice Cream

When I was growing up, I loved ice cream. It was my dessert of choice every single night for years. Pies? Cakes? Cookies? Not interested. I just wanted a bowl of creamy, rich deliciousness. Then sometime in college, I realized I was sensitive to dairy. Not sure if it’s lactose intolerance or just the richness […]

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread

Pumpkin and cream cheese – aren’t they a cute couple? Mild, sweet cream cheese is the perfect match for pumpkin’s big flavor. And when they double date with cinnamon and nutmeg (that pair that goes everywhere together, always making things a little more delicious), things are quietly, subtly delightful. But the party really gets going […]

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