Category Archives: pumpkins

Cider, pumpkins, and cupcakes, oh my!

Never mind that it snowed the other night in Boston, there is a Nor’easter scheduled to happen today, and it isn’t even November yet–my feet are still firmly planted in autumnal cuisine.  With the big Halloween weekend looming, here are some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Snow day in October

What was supposed to be a mild, sunny, fall day spent mostly indoors writing turned out to be an autumnal “snow day” for me and the hubby, who was unexpectedly sent home from work due to power failures at his office.  We decided to take … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Brewfest: A guide to navigating the world of pumpkin beer

I drink more beer in the fall than I do during any other time of year.  I can’t put my finger on why, but something in autumn’s crisp air increases my thirst for hops and barley.  Luckily for me, I have plenty of … Continue reading

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Sunday Feast

For those of you looking for a way to squeeze in time with friends or family after crazy weeks and booked-solid weekends, I’d like to propose the frequently overlooked tradition of Sunday Dinner.  When you’ve been trying for weeks to get together with the same … Continue reading

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Squash and ‘Punkin’ Soup

It’s October.  Fall is FINALLY here in Boston.  Pumpkins are abound, in everything from whoopie pies to beer…let the autumnal-ness begin!!! Scratch that–I spent the first few days of October in bed with the worst sinus infection I’ve ever had, NOT enjoying … Continue reading

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You better get used to reading about pumpkins……

I figured I should get this out in the open as soon as possible, for those of you who already aren’t aware…….I have a thing for pumpkins.  I am never sad about the end of summer because I know that in … Continue reading

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