Mushroom Bourguignon with Sourdough Dumplings

Us Irish do not do well with moderation. Dry January seems to be getting bigger each year and a lot of people seem to be having a meat-free month after all that Christmas indulgence. I myself like to drink booze year round but I’m happy to promote flexitarianism. I got this idea from Smitten Kitchen…

Pumpkin Pie

Recently I did the cooking for a pre-gig dinner. For the main event I used whatever produce was available/leftover/cheap/boss-approved. But for the dessert I HAD to make pumpkin pie. I was born in New Hampshire where the official state fruit is the pumpkin. Plus, a family friend serves in the state legislature and was responsible…

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

I have a confession. When I first started baking with sourdough I would sometimes throw away my starter when feeding it. It seemed wasteful but other people told me they did it, so I followed along. But it was always nagging at me. I use a high quality rye flour for my starter and it…