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Archive for December, 2010

New Years

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

I made a New Year’s Resolution not to be so crabby. But the damn butternut squash soup is challenging my resolve…
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Killer Pumpkin Muffins

Friday, December 24th, 2010

I’m making Killer Pumpkin Muffins for Christmas breakfast. I might even make my own pumpkin puree if I have the energy, although at the moment that seems unlikely.

This recipe dates back to my daughters’ pre-school days. The school was a co-op, and a daily snack was provided by parents on a rotating basis. On your day, you r kid would act as the snack-bearig waiter, so you had to provide something that would do her proud or she’d be humiliated. The snack also had to be healthy enough to pass muster with Karen, the pre-K teacher. (Karen behaved like Oz’s Glinda, the good witch, with the kids, but with the parents she was more like Glinda’s wicked green-faced counterpart.) Read More


The Christmas Cookie Crisis

Monday, December 6th, 2010

I’m going to the annual Christmas cookie swap party, and I’m having my annual recipe crisis. My less crabby second cousins are coming to the rescue…

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Rutabagas (aka Swedes)

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

Rutabagas are sometimes called “Swedes” because they are the Swedish cousins of turnips. This fact has always sparked my interest because I, too, have a Swedish cousin, although her name is Sarah, not Rutabaga. I think of her every time I eat one of these friendly root vegetables, which, in my opinion, are much better tasting than their paler cousins. Read More

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