Pumpkin Ravs (with Sage Brown Butter Sauce)

Pumpkin Ravs (with Sage Brown Butter Sauce)

This summer we had a plot in a community garden and grew all sorts of amazing things.  We’re talking okra out the wazoo, beautiful tomatoes, and adorable patty-pan squash.  But Frank’s favorite garden veggies were the pumpkins.  Man, oh man, the pumpkins.  We planted them just as an experiment, but they quickly took over the […]

Clara’s Cookies

Clara’s Cookies

Growing up, we had a close family friend named Clara.  She was one of those amazing old ladies who, even until she died at age 97, always welcomed unannounced visitors, and always had a plateful of homemade cookies to offer them.  Once she admitted to me that she kept a huge stash of freshly-baked cookies in […]