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Pumpkin Soup and Not Worrying.

Things advertisers in my inbox think I need that I didn’t think I needed before I saw the advert, and now I’m not so sure:

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Penne with Pumpkin and sage breadcrumbs

So the big news is … My sister got engaged!! To Matt, the extremely lovely man she’s been dating since University. Happy doesn’t even begin to cover it really. It’s just good good news, happening to people who deserve to … Continue reading

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Upper West Side Halloween with Pumpkin Apple Soup

The Upper West Side is a great place to be on Halloween. The houses lining 69th street are decorated as individually themed haunted houses, ranging from the frightening – serial killers in the process of being electrocuted, dangling corpses from … Continue reading

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British Thanksgiving

What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Americans eat mashed sweet potatoes covered in mini marshmallows, drizzled with maple syrup, then broilled / grilled to a molten goo. This is amazing.

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A Rotarian Halloween and Whole Roasted Pumpkins with Butternut Squash Risotto – This Dinner Will Get You Laid

One Halloween when my husband was a kid, he was picked by his school to be in one of those murder mysteries that were the absolute Newest Craze – the kind that you can still buy now in a box … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Thanksgiving Roast Chicken – and a triumphant lack of naked ballet!

Here are some of the things that a quick poll of my friends revealed they are thankful for this year: good health, family, having jobs, not having mice, iPads. Here’s what I am thankful for this year: I did not … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Spiced Pumpkin Apple Cake with Maple Frosting

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Great excitement; the paper turkeys can once more grace the window sill. That’s not a metaphor for something. I mean actual paper turkeys. And also paper pumpkins and garland. Gotta love a theme.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Hummus and the stresses of pumpkin carving

The key to successful pumpkin carving, it turns out, is having access to some kind of saw.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Pumpkin Lamb Stew – with optional eyeballs (full disclosure – the eyeballs will almost certainly not get you laid.)

If you’re planning on dressing up as any of the following: sexy kitten, sexy devil, sexy cowgirl, sexy bunny, French Maid, Dominatrix, you don’t need to be worrying about making lamb stew. Seriously. Cheese and crackers is plenty. This post … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Pumpkin Beer (and cocktail) with Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

I’d never heard of Pumpkin beer until I came to New York and bought a selection of Autumnal bottles because I loved the Halloween themed labels. Yes, I am a marketer’s dream.

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