Merry Christmas

May all your Christmas wishes come true. Linens from great grandma, dishes from an aunt and uncle, glassware from mother-in-law, antique ornaments from Grandmother, antique ball jars from a Twitter friend, food from our kitchen.  (Plus cute clementine place card holders for whimsy.)  I love a meaningful table. Playlist included I’ll Be Home for Christmas,… Read More Merry Christmas

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Christmas Leftovers | Pear, Stilton and Roast Goose Quesadillas

This was the first year I had goose for Christmas.  The first time I’d had goose, full stop.  Goose is the delicious flavor baby of turkey crossed with roast beef.  Fabulous.  Rhea roasted it, we brought truffles for shaving over the top.  The next day, we stole took the leftovers home and whipped up this… Read More Christmas Leftovers | Pear, Stilton and Roast Goose Quesadillas

Christmas Menu | A Recap

Christmas was a Cronus and Rhea’s and it was marvelous. Twice-Stuffed Roast Goose with Truffles and Pan Gravy, Stuffing of Sausage, Stuffing of Onions, Apples and Prunes Braised Spiced Red Cabbage Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta Yorkshire Pudding with Carrots and Broccoli Pear Salad with Stilton and Walnuts Dense Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt with Raspberry… Read More Christmas Menu | A Recap

Giveaway of the Day | Heart of the Artichoke Cookbook

If you are or know a food lover, this is the Christmas gift.  Really.  The Heart of the Artichoke, by David Tanis, is beautifully written and photographed.  Much like those showpiece cookbooks that you will probably never cook from.  But the true beauty of this book lies in its practicality.  Co-Chef at Chez Panisse, Tanis’s cooking is… Read More Giveaway of the Day | Heart of the Artichoke Cookbook