Pumpkin—More than Pie

I love pumpkin. And pumpkins. When they first appear at the farmers market, all orange and heavy and round, I shift into autumn mode.  Apples instead of peaches. Broccoli rabe instead of garden salad. Braising instead of grilling. I fire up the oven, abandoned since the first blistering hot day of summer. With Thanksgiving a… Continue reading Pumpkin—More than Pie

Turkey with a “French twist”

If you are staring at the turkey defrosting in your refrigerator and wondering if there is something you can do to make it a little bit different this year, try some of these techniques from Cuisine Actuelle magazine to give it a French twist.  The turkeys in the recipe are much smaller than our plump… Continue reading Turkey with a “French twist”