Vegan Chestnut & Parsnip Soup with Apples, Whiskey, and Sage

Seasonal eating isn’t a political statement or a trend for me.  It simply inspires me, and goes along with the ebbs and flows of life.  I honestly love all the nuances and details that come with every new harvest time.  It’s the poignant details like how the hot season is bedecked with juicy tomatoes, crisp peppers and spicy chilis that …

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Mmmmonday: I hope your weekend was filled with holiday cheer!  It is a tad unbelievable just how close Christmas is right now.  How can it be less than a week away?!? I am not even finished with my Christmas shopping!  Yep, I am going to have to venture out into those crowded stores and parking lots.  If I am being …