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Give thanks for Brussels sprouts!
Here is a great veggie dish to serve alongside your Thanksgiving turkey this year. I used to really, really dislike Brussels sprouts. I don't think my mom ever made us eat them, but if she had, I'm pretty sure they would have been stuffed in my pockets before getting ...By Susie Iventosch

Cinnamon Apple Raisin Bread Pudding with Caramel Glaze
1 loaf cinnamon raisin bread, cut into 1-inch cubes and slightly toasted (approximately 6 cups)
By Susie Iventosch

Caramel-icious bread pudding a perfect dessert for cool fall days
I love bread pudding because it's such a great dessert (or breakfast) for crisp autumn days. And, I really can't think of any better accompaniment to an apple dish than caramel sauce! This sauce is the same one we used for the caramel-glazed apple cake last year, so it ...By Susie Iventosch

A fabulous fig condiment complement for baked brie or barbecue
My son Joel called me one day all excited about the stuffed mushrooms he had made with fig chutney, shallots and Parmesan cheese, among other items of interest like blue cheese, barbecue seasoning and Worcestershire sauce. I'm always delighted to hear what my kids have ...By Susie Iventosch

Apples add to these cookies' fall harvest feel
On several of my bike rides lately, I've been tempted by apples ... orchards loaded with apples. Ripe apples of every color adorn the trees from yellow to red to green. We don't have apple trees in our yard, and I must say, it was really difficult not to reach out and ...By Susie Iventosch

Jalapeno peach salad
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
By Susie Iventosch

Barbecued corn-chicken salad
(Serves 4-5 as a main lunch dish and 8 as a side dish)

By Susie Iventosch

Savory summer market salads
My husband and I just completed a magical, 99-mile whitewater rafting trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho. We journeyed through the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness for seven days with our three adult children and nine of their best ...By Susie Iventosch

Eggs in a Bag
(For 2)

4 ...
By Susie Iventosch

New cooking product offers 'in the bag' simplicity
I was in my local Ace Hardware store when Cassidy, who runs their amazing kitchen department, called me over to see her latest, greatest inventory item. It is call Stasher, a reusable platinum silicon food storage bag that can be reused over and over again, and washed ...By Susie Iventosch

A crunchy breakfast companion for seasonal fruit
Homemade granola makes a great breakfast companion to all of the amazing fresh fruits available in the markets this time of year! We've just picked a couple gallons of huckleberries, and aside from making muffins or scones, topping granola with berries or stone fruits ...By Susie Iventosch

A sweet and savory summer snack
I have been wanting to publish this fig recipe for a few years now, but because we spend our summers in Idaho, we keep missing the fig season in the Bay Area and so I seem to forget about them. But, in a turn of luck last week we made a quick trip to the Bay Area for a ...By Susie Iventosch

Shallot-Mushroom Steak Topper Packs perfect for barbecuing
When we go camping, we like to make veggie packs to cook right in the coals of the campfire. These are nifty foil packages containing sliced potatoes, carrots, squash, mushrooms, onions and a little bit of olive oil along with some salt and pepper. They are really ...By Susie Iventosch

Goat Cheese Cheesecake

2 ...
By Susie Iventosch

Cherry Quark Filling
2 eggs, separated
1/2 cup granulated sugar
By Susie Iventosch

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