A Harvest Hash Supper

October 2, 2014

Harvest Hash

Welcome, glorious October! The weather has turned  just a bit, and I’m in the mood for colorful meals that reflect changing leaves. This is a recipe from the archives — a tasty autumn meal that combines sweet potatoes, pears, ground pork sausage (or venison sausage if you happen to have some on hand), and wild rice. A handful of toasted almonds adds texture. Continue Reading…

Apple Onion Spoon Bread with White Cheddar

September 30, 2014

Apple Onion Spoon BreadThis is the perfect thing to share with a neighbor, deliver to an ill friend or enjoy with dinner on a brisk, autumn evening. This recipe combines applesauce, sour cream, Jiffy cornbread mix and white cheddar in a sweet and savory spoon bread topped with sliced apples. Continue Reading…

Enchanted Porch Party for Two

September 29, 2014

porch4 Compared to many — or dare I say ‘most’ people — we’re a bit on the strange side. We rarely go out on Friday and Saturday nights. We detest standing in line for 45 minutes to dine. With a few exceptions, we’d  rather forgo the movie theater and wait for the DVD to arrive via Netflix. There’s something about comfy clothes, comfy couch and the ability to pause a movie at whim or a snack break, that appeals to us. We love to travel, we enjoy a fine meal, but we’re perfectly content to stay at home and create our own ideal atmosphere … Continue Reading…