TBT: An Updated Take On Coq Au Vin

It’s not as chilly in the Northeast today, but it still cools off by evening, especially since it’s getting darker earlier and earlier.  And that means it’s great weather for cooking all the fall dishes you’ve missed! Since I got a new Le Creuset round braiser as a wedding gift, coq au vin seemed like the…

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Falling Temperatures and Rising Expectations

Over the summer we make the most of warm, long days.  Weekends are packed with beach trips, camping, and BBQs.  We take vacations and rarely spend a moment simply relaxing.  Then fall hits.  We’re happy to stroll around the neighborhood, go apple picking, or just sit on the couch and watch football.  And then we…

Cheesy Acorn Squash

This isn’t your average squash.  Not like zucchini or yellow squash, winter varieties are likely not as rampant in your garden at the end of summer.  Interestingly, in Tanzania (today’s my last day here – sniff, sniff), squash and pumpkins are everywhere.  They seem to be naturally sweeter, serving them with only a touch of…