Monthly Archives: November 2013

Thanksgiving Porcini Mushroom Gravy

When my now-teenager son was in second grade his teacher asked students to name their favorite food. Most said macaroni and cheese, or potatoes, but my boy raised his hand and shouted “porcini mushroom gravy!” It is still one of … Continue reading

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I have always wanted to include a good borscht (Eastern European beet soup) in my culinary repertoire, but my attempts have left me dissatisfied. After consulting several people who have lived in Russia, I now have a version that I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Apple Pie (Dairy-free)

We spent six years living in upstate New York before moving to the West. The winters were long, cold, and snowy, but the cool summers and spectacular autumn colors were our reward. One of the things I liked most about … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Soufflé (Dairy-free)

I look forward to the Thanksgiving feast all year long. It is a meal I thoroughly enjoy preparing, one of the few times during year I bother getting out the china and crystal that require hand washing. I want everything … Continue reading

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