Candy Factory Halloween with a Loaded Sweet Potato with Pomegranate and Chorizo to Fill a Sumo Suit

Still enjoying the memories from this year’s Halloween—themed in honor of the late Gene Wilder, it was a Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory party! KP was Willy Wonka himself, and I chose to costume as Violet, better known as The Blueberry. We turned each of our rooms into a scene from the original movie, the Invention […]

Sausage and Sweet Potato Skillet for Augustus Gloop

Anticipating this year’s Halloween Party theme—Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory—in memorium of the irreplaceable Gene Wilder, Izzy has generously volunteered to be Augustus Gloop, the German character who falls into the chocolate river about ten minutes into the factory tour. She is more than thrilled about these new lederhosen we bought just in time […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecan-Orange Topping

I’m in a sweet spot. New job that I love, new home in a neighborhood so mood-congruent with who I have always been, and finally two days off in a row. To the kitchen!     Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecan-Orange Topping Adapted from Penzeys 1 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch […]