An Apple a Day …With Caramel and Ice Cream

Autumn has officially arrived and what better way to embrace this colorful equinox than snuggling up with a warm piece of apple crisp. I'm not a big fan of the cold, but this is my favorite time of year to eat and cook. I'm sure the eating comes from an ancient physiological response to pack … Continue reading An Apple a Day …With Caramel and Ice Cream

Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Maple Pecan Caramel and Maple Ice Cream I remember the first time I tasted pumpkin pie and I thought "who the hell puts vegetables in dessert?!" I later learned that pumpkins and squashes are actually fruit, as I had also learned that pumpkin pie was actually quite good. For the record, I … Continue reading Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater

Bah Bah Black Sheep, Have You Any Kål

Mutton & Cabbage Stew I don't want to step on anybody's toes here, or risk being exiled by fundamental traditionalists, but here's a Norwegian classic I'd like to share. Fårikål, literally translated means "sheep in cabbage", and can be pronounced as "for-ee-kole", is a dish as old as time. Every September in Norway, the annual … Continue reading Bah Bah Black Sheep, Have You Any Kål