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Roasted Kabocha Pumpkin Crostini Bites

We’re only halfway through September and pumpkins are everywhere. Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks already. Pumpkins and hay bales and gorgeous yellow and orange mums outside our local market. Little decorative gourds, loads of squash, pumpkin ales, and all the rest,…

Tailgate Skillet Nachos

Football was a serious, serious thing in my house growing up. Both my parents are into the game, but my mother is a serious football addict. Their very first date, their senior year in high school, was to the…

Buffalo Gyoza

It’s amazing how many different things in this world fall under the term “dumpling.” My first thoughts are generally a mixture of “mmmmm, pot-stickers” or “mmmmm, gyoza.” But I’ve spent probably about nine total years living in Hawaii and traveling throughout…

Apple Bacon Stuffing

Not a lot has changed around my house from the Thanksgiving dinners we had when I was growing up. Ingredients, maybe. Amount of wine consumed, sure. But not much else. Thanksgiving at our house always took place at about…