Category Archives: easy

Pickled Red Onions

We arrived early for our anniversary (32 years!) dinner at Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Thirsty after a walk in the field (yes, we pilfered quite a few ripest blackberries), we had enough time for a cocktail at the bar … Continue reading

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Gin

She always loved a bargain, so if we could bring our own wine to a restaurant, that establishment was especially esteemed. I don’t remember how many years ago (maybe 15?), Mom took us to her favorite place, bottle of red … Continue reading

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Pecan Macaroons

  I am so excited about sharing this recipe with you! It’s a new twist on a traditional family favorite. I’m tempted to claim that I was inspired to try this variation, but the truth is, it happened simply because … Continue reading

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Warm Roasted Broccoli Salad with Maple Sesame Dressing

I am a fake homesteader*. The idea of growing and/or raising my own food, of making things from scratch, appeals to me tremendously. I love the idea of living off the grid, of being free of the corporate economy, of … Continue reading

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Marbled Chocolate Dip (Topping or Tart Filling)

This recipe is dedicated to my number one recipe tester, ski partner, co-parent, and sweetheart, Bob McGrath. After 30 years of marriage, we probably should be getting tired of each other, but I love him more deeply every day. The … Continue reading

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Ricottacado/Roasted Rainbows

  It has come to my awareness that this blog is trending in certain unintended directions. One of these is “mashup” titles, like Falentil, Squashsagna, Avoziki, Hummole, and Quichetata. Megan is embarrassed by these titles, though she enjoys the foods … Continue reading

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Chocolate Icebox Cake

Wait ‘til you see the super charming recipe I have for you this week!! Sometimes, the most fun, adorable, and delightful things happen when we’re just playing around, and the evolution of this dessert was such a thing. It was … Continue reading

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Brilliant Kale Salad

How do you feel about the color red? As I photographed this post, I realized I have a lot of mixed feelings about it, myself. I’ve been told I look good in red, that it is a good color to … Continue reading

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Unstuffed Cabbage, The Sequel

I published a recipe for “deconstructed” stuffed cabbage here on the blog in November of 2014; it was DebsPots 8th blog post. Please don’t click on the blog link!! The recipe is fine, though I’ve tweaked it a bit. But … Continue reading

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Spicy Mango Salad

I’m just a teeny bit mortified about this post. You know I’m all about local, seasonal, and organic. And this month, the produce here at the farms is ah-mazing! This week, I should be giving you a recipe for something … Continue reading

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