sharing tamales ~

i lived in santa fe, new mexico until i was in 4th grade ~ it wasn’t so much a city to me, but an expression ~ an expression of color, cultures, cooking, an expression of sharing all of this with those who were around you ~ my first taste of tamales was in santa fe….

pumpkin gnocchi

This weekend, my son Toren and I made pumpkin gnocchi (pronounced: nyokki) ~ we first had this delicious dish at a favorite restaurant “alla fontaniva” in Italy ~ they served it with a pear and walnut sauce, we did ours with a buttered apple-pecan sauce ~ either way, a sure treat ~ happy fall! pumpkin…