The Weekly Dish: 11/17/2012

This is a wonderful video of Lianne La Havas singing Is Your Love Big Enough? It is such a pretty song.  Hope you enjoy!

The Weekly Dish!  Here are the recipes from this blog for the last week.

Snickerdoodle Snack Mix

Tomato and Cilantro Soup

Spiced Apple Cider Sorbet

Chicken Korma

Here are recipes from blogs I follow.

Side Dish

Bacon Cheddar Cornbread from Eat Boutique


Chicken Dumpling Soup From Fast Food to Fresh Food

Lentil and Roasted Vegetable Soup from Scarborough Food Fair


“Hot Buttered Rum” Apple Pie from Eats Well With Others

Candied Chestnuts from Vanilla Garlic

Cardamon Honey Pear Upside-down Cake from You Made That?

The Weekly Dish: 11/9/2012

This is a song I really like right now.  It is by Passion Pit called Take a Walk.  I hope you enjoy!

Now on to the Weekly Dish!  These are recipes from this blog!

Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Spanish Garlic Soup

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Black Rice, Roasted Carrots, and Dried Cherries

Tea and Cider Wassail

Here are recipes from blogs I follow.


Seeded Maple Granola from Eating for England

Cranberry Hazelnut and White Chocolate Muffins from Baker Street


Apple Bread Ring from Cake Duchess

Side Dish

Ricotta Flatbread with Pomegranate Salsa from Family Style Food

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken from Closet Cooking

Cheesy Bacon Scalloped Potatoes from ChinDeep

Main Dish

Curried Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Skillet from Naturally Ella

Spicy Mushroom-Bacon Macaroni and Cheese from Poor Girl Gourmet


Maple Cinnamon Applesauce from Cookie and Kate

October Favorites!

Number 5- Squash Stuffed with Mushrooms, Brown Rice, Pecans, and Dried Figs

Number 4- Apple Dutch Baby

Number 3- Halloween Popcorn Cake

Number 2- Roasted Squash with Ricotta and Honey

Number 1- Chicken Chowder

Author’s Choice- Bacon-Wrapped Figs Stuffed with Asiago Cheese

The Weekly Dish: 10/27/2012

The election is coming!  And I found this interesting video to answer the question- “Why do we vote on Tuesday?”

And without further ado!  Here is the weekly dish!!  From this blog-

Chicken Chowder

Bacon-Wrapped Figs Stuffed with Asiago Cheese

Apple Dutch Baby

From blogs I follow-

Side Dish

Honey Cornbread Gruyere Muffins from Lovely Pantry

Twice Baked Sweet Potato Skins with Pecan Streusel from Closet Cooking

Main Dish

Southern Potato Soup from Amuse Bouche

Balsamic Beef Stew from Baked Bree


Irish Apple Dumplin’ from farmette

Banana Cake with Mocha Frosting and Salted Candied Peanuts from Eats Well With Others


Cider and Bourbon from Two Tarts

The Weekly Dish: 10/13/2012

I love this video.  This is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talking about the single story.  I just finished reading her collection of short stories, so I really wanted to watch it again.  And then I just had to share it.  I love stories and I love reading books.  This idea of the single story is one reason why I try so hard to read a really diverse assortment of books.  No one can be squished into a single story- no person, no country.  We are all too complicated.  I hope you enjoy!

Here is the weekly dish!  These are the recipes from this blog for the last week.

Cheese Stuffed Figs with Toasted Walnuts

Roasted Squash with Ricotta and Honey

The Red Coat

Squash Stuffed with Mushrooms, Brown Rice, Pecans and Dried Figs

Here are some recipes from blogs I follow.


Antioxidant Trail Mix Granola from Baking Serendipity

Side Dish

Roasted Red Potatoes with Smoked Paprika from Aggie’s Kitchen

Main Dish

Beer Cheese Soup from Ezra Pound Cake

Baked Chipotle Ranch Chicken Taquitos from Confections of a Foodie Bride


Pear Apple Cobbler from MJ’s Kitchen

Spiked S’mores Pie from Sprinkle Bakes


Chocolate Coffee Shakerato from bell’alimento

#Figlove: Cheese Stuffed Figs with Toasted Walnuts

October is #figlove month!!!  I am hosting this month.  In the past I participated in #peachlove, #tomatolove, #icecreamlove, #pastalove, #berrylove, #greenslove, #chocolatelove.

This month was #figlove.  I have never cooked with figs before and I can’t even remember if I have had figs before.  So I was a little concerned.  I did not want to make some large dish and then not like the figs.  Then I found this appetizer/side dish item.  With cheese and walnuts.  I love cheese and nuts, so I thought this would be a place to start with figs.

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The Weekly Dish: 10/5/2012

It’s Banned Book Week!  Here is a list of the 10 most challenged titles of 2011.  Go read one!  Also, here is a wonderful video about censorship.

The Weekly Dish- here are recipes published on this blog from the past week.

Honey Macaroons

Sweet and Spicy Mushroom Stir Fry

Goat Cheese Penne Alfredo

Here are recipes from blogs I follow for the past week.

Side Dish 

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes from Elephant Eats

Butternut Squash Spiced Rice from Amuse Bouche

Main Dish

Spicy Southwest Pumpkin Soup from A Spicy Perspective

Crusty Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce from Ezra Pound Cake

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup from Cooking Classy


Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins from Two Tarts

Roasted Banana Ice Cream from the faux martha


Hot Apple Pie from Cocktail Remedy

Pumpkin Pie Martini from Noshing with The Nolands

Sweet and Spicy Mushroom Stir Fry


I love this so much!  It has so much flavor.  I have never made mushrooms that taste so good. And you have to have rice or something to soak up all of the wonderful sauce.  It takes a little while to make.  But it isn’t hard, just a little time consuming.

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Red Lentil Salad


My friend Kelzee made this delicious salad.  It is full of flavor and amazing textures.  It has tons of spices and a very complex flavor.  Everyone loved it!

Does not that look like a wonderful picnic meal?  It was just perfect.

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