Monthly Archives For September 2014


On Our Plates: Pumpkins!


Yep, it’s that time of year.  I (Laura) have been resisting the lure of pumpkin because it seemed to start way too early this year.  It was still over 90 degrees and August, yet Pinterest…

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Sweet Potato Blintzes


We’ve had a couple of beautiful early fall days recently, with crisp mornings that call for coffee and a warm breakfast.  Sweet potato blintzes are just the thing to serve up.  They’re warm and savory…

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On Our Plates: Sweet Potatoes

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Last week, the farmer’s market in my little corner of Pennsylvania had bunches of red-stemmed swiss chard, piles of deep green acorn squash, and baskets of newly-dug orange, purple, and white sweet potatoes.  I bought a…

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On Our Plates: Apples


So it may not feel like fall here in the South, but I (Laura) know the cooler weather is coming.  In fact, up in Pennsylvania, Amy has already seen a bright red leaf!  Even down…

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Cheese Danishes


Laura’s post last Friday offered some tips she learned about making danishes and croissants while taking a class from Provence Bakery.  We thought it would be helpful to follow up with a recipe for danish…

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