• Living
  • Pumpkin Season

    Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    October has been heavy with heat and rain. I have wondered if it will ever burst forth more goldenrod and cinnamon than gray. Sometimes it seems too weak to break away from summer’s tight grip, at other times too sluggish to progress toward winter. So many of us crave sun-ripened berries. Saltwater is enough to […]

  • Baking
  • Strawberry Pumpkin Tart

    strawberry pumpkin tart

    Fresh strawberry jam livens up a pumpkin tart with fruity sweetness. This layered dessert takes you away from traditional pumpkin pie flavor and lets you taste the fall staple in a different way. Without cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg or ginger, pumpkin retains more of its natural flavor, and it pairs deliciously with strawberry. Vanilla and brown […]