Pumpkin seeds

I’m a big fan of salty crunchy things so I never miss a chance to make this more healthy option. Very crunchy, but with good fiber and micronutrients. These are from my Halloween pumpkin, but this method is great for the seeds from any winter squash – butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata all have edible seeds….

Cassoulet

Comfort food that I look forward to every fall. Essentially a bean dish at heart, cassoulet is a long and slow cooked stew with a variety of meats, white beans, and vegetables. It’s historically made with, duck confit, pork sausage, and French bacon, but you can vary that with chicken and other types of sausages…

Duck Confit

This is more of a secret ingredient post. Duck Confit is a classic winter preservation method used in France and the French have perfected the storage of it with canning. I never dreamed I would be recommending a canned product to people, but not only is it fantastic alone, it’s stored in duck fat, which…