Monthly Archives: November 2015
Pumpkin panna cotta
Think pumpkin pie, but creamier, and without the faff of pastry, and you’re thinking panna cotta. The perfect Thanksgiving-y treat, but one that seems generally Fall, not specifically just for Thanksgiving, which is always pumpkin pie’s limitation.
The Best Mushroom Ragu
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness well underway, and vegetarians set to come to dinner on Friday, Jon and I were faced with the inevitable Sophieâ€™s Choice: Squash or Mushrooms? As far as Iâ€™m concerned, squash. Every time, squash. Cannot … Continue reading
Blaze and pumpkin minestrone soup
Last week, we took my visiting parents to Blaze, a pumpkin festival in a somewhat mythical place that city-dwellers refer to as “upstate”, which turns out to be about an hour out of the city near Sleepy Hollow. It is … Continue reading
The easiest caramel you’ll ever make
So you get a tin of unsweetened condensed milk, and you submerge it in a pan of boiling water, and you leave it for three hours. That’s literally it.