Monthly Archives: October 2017

Halloween Treats Don’t Have to be Sweet (October 29 – November 4, 2017)

When one conjures up the thought of Halloween food, we tend to think of sweets first. Try stuffed red bell peppers for an impacting plate. Most cooks fill stuffed bell peppers with a ground meat mixture. That works; but, as … Continue reading

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Baking Brings Out the Best (October 22 – October 28, 2017)

The wholesomeness of a homemade quiche brings kitchen magic to the table. The crust, when homemade, is most special and fresh ingredients make the difference. Personally, I like to use a quiche pan that has been passed down in my … Continue reading

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Make it October Beautiful! (October 15 – October 21, 2017)

Seasonal cuisine designs encourage a good appetite and the presentation can be simple but impacting. Golden beets create a stunning autumn salad. Simply wash and boil the beets in equal parts of water and white wine vinegar, with a quarter … Continue reading

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Harvest Your Dining Festivities with Corn Husks (October 8 – October 14, 2017)

Cooking with corn offers many options. Cooking with corn husks adds another dimension. Corn husks can be toss onto flaming outdoor grill coals to smoke a fish; but, another option creates a more delicate taste. To cook en papillote is … Continue reading

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A Spectrum of Apple Choices Warms The Season (October 1- October 7, 2017)

The autumn season brings a glorious harvest of apples. We love our apple pies, apple fritters, and baked apples. For a new culinary addition, try dried apple slices. It is that ”je ne sais quoi”– that extra something special to … Continue reading

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