Pumpkin Everything

It’s October which means everything is required to taste like pumpkin.  Starbucks offers the perennial favorite Pumpkin Spice Latte, pumpkin scones and pumpkin pie start showing up in restaurants, and my local grocery store puts canned pumpkin on special every week from now until the first week of December. I am a proponent of cooking…… Continue reading Pumpkin Everything

A Trio of Winter Soups

Before Melissa McCarthy was entertaining audiences with her raunchy and hilarious comedy, she portrayed Sookie St. James, the decidedly G-rated and clumsy chef extraordinaire on “Gilmore girls”.  Sookie is known for her interesting flavor combinations and one would expect to find her on “Iron Chef” one day kicking the stuffing out of the likes of…… Continue reading A Trio of Winter Soups