Recipes by Jaunty Gourmand

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All Saints' Day

All Saints' Day by Jaunty Gourmand

We changed the clocks this morning to fall back an hour to end this year's Daylight Saving Time (DST). I think DST is outmoded, but decide for yourself by reading about it via the link to Wikipedia's entry.All Saints' Day, which I know about either because I was raised Catholic (sort of) or because of all of my years watching…

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Saturday Night In

Saturday Night In by Jaunty Gourmand

The day started off cool enough to open the house up to the cool breezes, chirping Carolina wrens, buzz saw cicadas, squawking crows and the hum of far off traffic. Today adds the ring of church bells. I love this sound, as it reminds me of summers spent with my grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles in Cleveland's Little Italy. I…

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End of Summer Bounty

End of Summer Bounty by Jaunty Gourmand

End of Summer BountyLast night, I slow-roasted plum tomatoes from the garden for four hours on 215 degrees Fahrenheit after cutting off their stem ends, halving them, and tossing them in some olive oil, sea salt and ground cardamom. After cooling, I refrigerated them for tonight's Slow-roasted Tomato and Basil Pesto Risotto with…

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