Sage, Sausage & Apple Cornbread Stuffing

A fancy twist on traditional stuffing, this Thanksgiving recipe blends favorite flavors of the season. Print Sage, Sausage & Apple Cornbread Stuffing Author: Wolff’s Serves: 8-10   Ingredients 2 sticks plus 3 tablespoons butter, divided 2 cups water 2 large bags of your favorite cornbread stuffing crumbs 1 pound pork sausage (not links) 1 large onion, diced 3…

KITCHEN COPY: HONEYCRISP APPLE LIME GRANITA

Some things take a long time to learn about oneself, while other things take none at all. After scaling, gutting, and prepping fish for a brief stint at a small Greek restaurant in Federal Hill, Baltimore, I had a pretty good idea of what I wanted to do in the kitchen. And it wasn’t cleaning fish. It only took a…

Brambleberry Almond Pie for the Holidays

Have you had some culinary breakthroughs lately?  Was there some process you couldn’t bring yourself to abandon, but couldn’t quite perfect, either?  Last week I wrote about how I kept toting dried beans home from the grocery store, even though I wasn’t very good at cooking them, and then finally, I read a cookbook that…

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers and Searching for the Perfect Fresh Cut Christmas Tree

Every Black Friday, my husband’s family had the tradition of going Christmas tree shopping. We’d wake up at a reasonable hour (reasonable, that is, for Black Friday), mosey over to the Christmas tree farm together and each pick out that perfect tree for our family’s Christmas décor. Then afterward, we’d enjoy a delicious lunch of…

Savory Crepes for Mother’s Day Brunch

I have a lot of memories of bringing my mom breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day.  Those childhood memories tell me that my siblings and I must have accomplished this every single year, arranging a tray with an orange juice glass, a mug of coffee, a plate of scrambled eggs and toast, and a bowl…