Holidays | Poetry

An Ode to Pumpkin

Dear Pumpkin, I can’t get you out of my head From spiced lattes and pies to freshly, baked bread You make us all crazy with the promise of fall Stuffed in pancakes or chili, I want them all From candles to casseroles, I smell you everywhere You tempt me with your bright orange flare A muffin, a torte or divine cheesecake …

Food | Holidays | Home Life

Egg-stravagant?

Yesterday I picked up seven dozen eggs from a farmer who lives just a mile down the road from my home.  No, it’s not for an Easter-related event or even for a neighborhood picnic potato salad event. It’s simply for my family to eat.  We eat or bake our way through about three dozen eggs …