Arugula, Cheddar and Cherry Salad With A Light Dressing

A light and refreshing salad was served alongside pot pies we made during a 4 hour full participation baking class at Zingerman’s Bakehouse. It was perfect with the peppery arugula, Vermont cheddar, Granny Smith apples and dressed in a light cider vinegar/extra virgin olive oil dressing. They called it their “Fall On Me” Salad”! When … Continue reading

Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

Doesn’t this combination sound good? These latkes are both savory and sweet  and served with a tangy buttermilk sauce, creamy sriracha sauce or a horseradish cocktail sauce. When I was growing up my Dad made potato pancakes out of a box (would you believe) to go with Sauerbraten and all the fixins’. Now, I not … Continue reading

Butternut Squash Soup with Walnut Cream

This recipe comes from Cousins Heritage Inn in Dexter, Michigan which changed hands in 2008.  Unfortunately,  this restaurant did not do well after that with new owners , then a name change.  It was a favorite for us as Cousins  varied their menu and you were always guaranteed to have some new choices when you dined there.  I have changed … Continue reading