Butternut beef stew

One of my absolute favorite recipes of all time. I first discovered this in Georgeanne Brennan’s 1998 cookbook Holiday Pumpkins. Her books are a great resource for home gardeners and anyone with an interest in herbs or French food. This recipe caught my eye because it’s such an unusual combination of squash, poblano and pomegranate….

Egg nog all season long

I love egg nog. I look forward to the holidays just for the opportunity to drink egg nog and be merry. I even love it in coffee. I learned this great easy recipe from NPR for classic egg nog. When I first started making this, I thought it needed to be drank within a few…