largesse

largesse

November 8th, 2011

lar·gesse noun lär-ˈjes generous giving : a generous gift This was the kind of day where the pictures truly tell the story better than any words. Chelsea came home for a long weekend and Noah and I were lucky enough to have her join us on our weekly outing. We went up to Storm King Art Center. […]

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i brake for squash, part four: pumpkin bread

i brake for squash, part four: pumpkin bread

November 6th, 2011

I call this the little bread that could. It looks so simple and unassuming, you could easily pass it by. But don’t. It’s so delicious. Light and moist, somewhere between a cake and a tea bread, lovely at any time of day. Noah, of course, favors it for breakfast and I don’t mind at all. […]

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i brake for squash, part three: pumpkin puree and roasted pumpkin seeds

i brake for squash, part three: pumpkin puree and roasted pumpkin seeds

November 6th, 2011

Pumpkins – in my mind they were purchased once a year, for Halloween, carved-to-order and thrown out on November 1st. I would pat myself on the back as I roasted the seeds (how industrious!) and never gave much thought to the rest. And then I made my own pumpkin puree. It was exciting enough to […]

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favor- “ette” friday: corkcicle

favor- "ette" friday: corkcicle

November 4th, 2011

This is one of those items that make you say, “HOW did I not think of this myself?”. I recently switched to white wine, after a long stint of red-only. So of course, I’m faced with the issue of keeping the wine cold while it’s sitting on the table during dinner. I don’t care for ice […]

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a year in my garden: october

a year in my garden: october

November 2nd, 2011

This is a tale of two gardens. No, wait – this is a tale of three gardens. Yes, this is definitely a tale of three gardens. The first garden is the one I always share with you, month by month. October is the month where I make a last, desperate attempt to correct the mistakes […]

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