Vegan Potato Leek Soup

by angelika on November 10, 2013

Potato Leek Soup-4

The weather has turned which means it’s soup season. I love fall, it’s my favorite season of the year. Pumpkin patches, and Halloween, fall cooking and Thanksgiving, boots and sweaters. Right? My kids love soup, so once the weather turns I try to cook at least two a week. Q is a picky eater, but […]


Caramel Apple Galette

by angelika on May 18, 2011

A galette is the free spirited sister of the tart. Galettes are simple, rustic and forgiving. Perfect for someone who is just learning to make crust and wants a few practice runs before the dough needs to be perfectly rolled and fluted in a tart pan. You can fill these rustic tarts with sweet or […]

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Asian Pear Turnovers

by angelika on September 19, 2010

I love puff pastry. I think it is one of those food items that delivers such an impressive punch for little effort. I find it immeasurably easier to use than fillo (phyllo) dough, and just as yummy, buttery, crunchy and good. These turnovers are pretty easy to make, and the recipe is super forgiving. You can use almost any […]


Apple Pie

by angelika on September 12, 2010

So I decided to go ahead with my pies. How could I not? We made it a whole family project and it was definitely a fun afternoon. So first we needed apples. The kids and I took a walk through the orchard, the baby on my hip and my son carrying the basket.   a […]