brunch

Spicy Tomato – Chili Sauce

I’m not sad to see the summer end, but I am a bit saddened by the realization that summer produce season is drawing to a close. Summer tomatoes and zucchini by the bushel are tapering off, to be replaced by my favorite squash and pumpkin varieties. My Saturday started with my mother sending me the picture […]

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Bacon, Ricotta & Cheddar Frittata with a Chive-Cornbread Crust

I haven’t been cooking dinner over the last couple of weeks with all of the wedding to-dos. Between trying to handle loose ends, visiting with friends and family, and trying to stay up-to-the-minute at work, I’ve fairly excluded my after-work dinner routine from the menu. This is not to say at all that I’ve gone […]

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Chocolate Chunk Pancakes with Pecan Pie Syrup

My strategic management class on Saturday discussed an absolutely fascinating case before the Supreme Court involving Myriad Genetics, Inc.’s patent of human genetic material. The question sounds absurd and dystopian: can a company patent human genes? Myriad’s argument, which was part of the discussion in class, was whether companies would undertake the significant burden of […]

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Sweet Potato, Zucchini, and Parsnip Hash

Root vegetables: that’s what I’m all about. Sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsnips. I am pleased to share a recipe that can expose the great little parsnip, which is somehow still an “underground” member of the root  vegetable family. This recipe is a low-maintenance hash with a combination of sweet potatoes, zucchini, and parsnips, all finely […]

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