It’s almost Thanksgiving.  Those of you who follow me know that I usually have a crowd on this holiday, but this year it will be smaller-just 17 people.  And for…

I have cookware coming out of my ears (and cabinets).  I bought my first All-Clad right out of school and kept acquiring pieces for the next 20 years. And now I have…

  This is an easy, hearty soup for cool, autumn days.  I get requests for this soup ever since I served this at a benefit event for The Philadelphia Orchestra years…

Since I was playing cowgirl last week, I thought I’d get my chuck wagon on this week and make some chili.  This chili comes together quickly, the heat can be adjusted…

Normally, coleslaw in the Kieffer household is a given.  Clara’s (my mother in law’s) recipe.  Period.  I tried feeding the hubby MANY variations-some clearly…

  Whenever I would see fresh figs in the market-at upwards of $8 per pound-I would get excited buy and them.  They would last for about 2-3 days and then become…

As corn season winds down and the corn is still fresh, sweet and tasty, but may be a little unsightly-irregular rows and drier silk- this is the fantastic soup I make. …