New York Style Cheesecake: Variation: Pumpkin

One of our favorites!  I mean, who doesn’t love cheesecake?  In fact, I used to love it so much, I swore I’d never make another one! Well, things change, and you do things for people you care about. A friend … Continue reading

Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato Soup with Smoked Gouda

This turned out much better than I anticipated, considering I had no real recipe since my pumpkin failed me.  This is the recipe that I started to follow http://frenchfood.about.com/od/soupsandstews/r/Pumpkin-Gouda-Soup-Recipe.htm….and then I saw a few with smoked gouda instead.  A lot … Continue reading

Swiss Chard Butternut Squash Gratin

Anything with a Bechamel Sauce is good, right?  My friends thoroughly enjoyed this, and so did I. I’m always surprised how delicate butternut squash is.  This would be an excellent side for Thanksgiving. I didn’t use all the greens, but … Continue reading