August 16, 2010

Get Ready For Fall With Some New Recipes


I absolutely love the transition from summer to fall, watching the leaves change and enjoying the days as they get crisper and cooler. My meals start to switch from barbecue to more wholesome and comforting dishes, filled with hearty vegetables like zucchini and pumpkin.

I always get a little sentimental when the seasons change too, and I try to continue to buy summer fruits until the point of no return. That’s when I finally look at those strawberries and have to tell myself…there is no way that you are eating that! So as the summer begins to wane, and fall rises, here are some amazing fall recipes that I enjoy and I think you will too!
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September 22, 2009

Ode To Autumn: 5 Fall Recipe Collections


Even though it’s currently 75 degrees, humid and ready to storm here in Chicago, our calendar tells us that Fall officially starts today! And with favorite Fall goodies like apples, squash, pears and more  hitting the markets, it’s time to start Fall cooking! So forget that the current temperatures might not be what we’re used to when eating apple crisp, butternut squash soup or meatloaf.  After all,  if it were up to the weather in  Chicago, I would NEVER know what to cook!

Find five tasty seasonal recipe collections after the jump!

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September 18, 2008

How To Make Your Own Apple Cider

This Sunday will officially start the fall season, meaning lots of pumpkins, lots of squash, and lots of apples. While I love pumpkin, apples and all apple byproducts are also a favorite part of my fall season, especially apple cider. How nice is it to cuddle up to a warm glass of apple cider? The cinnamon, the spice…all of it really puts the beauty of fall into perspective. And, since we all know I like to at least attempt to make things from scratch

Cilck here for a guide on how to make your own cider!

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