Winter

Fall

Black Bean Burgers

Veg­e­tar­ian cook­ing can get a bad rap. For those who aren’t reg­u­larly prepar­ing meals with­out meat I think the 1970s, macrame plant holder beside the Moose­wood cook­book halo still lingers. In real­ity,

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Curried Pumpkin Soup

We must like pumpkin around here…  Although it was obviously neither right nor true, Ben and I let Esme convince us that she needed to bring in a carved Jack-0-latern

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Wholegrain Blueberry Muffins

Even after a year and a half of post­ing on SPC we’re still some­times shocked by the holes in our recipe ros­ter. Gap­ing maws when you really take a look at it. No

Fall

Dessert Week: How much is too much?

We’ve tried every­thing — from every night to once a week. It’s always good but I just don’t want to argue about it, you know? Dessert, peo­ple, I’m talk­ing about dessert! Recently

Grains & Rice

Cranberry Granola Balls

I was at the park the other day and Scarlett, the ultimate eaves-dropper, was listening to my conversation with an old aquaintence. I was filling them in on this great,

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Flourless Brownies with Berries

There’s so much to talk about with this post I don’t even know where to start. First, it’s Valentine’s Day so happy love day.  As I mentioned in our newsletter

Spices

Gingerbread Man Cookies

My aunt spends a day baking early in December and then freezes the 10 million cookies she makes. When it gets closer to the holidays, she defrosts everything, divides them up

Spices

Nutmeg Crumble Cake

When I was living in New York City I used to spend my summers in Fire Island. The sliver of land off the coast of Long Island is mostly reachable by

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Carrot Soup

I have friends who use their Sundays to cook for the week, or a good bit of the week. They’ll make two or three things that freeze and re-heat well

Grains & Rice

Turkey, Barley and White Bean Chili

It’s lunch week folks. Yes, you heard me. In our effort to deliver more ideas on one topic, we’ve decided to have some theme weeks. You can look forward to