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Phobic Phriday Pheasting

apples pears cheese 003   I wish I could say that this gloomy Friday the 13th forenoon had unfolded into a glorious Autumn afternoon, but it didn’t.  Still, there’s one good thing about an overcast day:  it can make for excellent walking weather, and a brisk outdoor walk is one of my favorite ways to work up an appetite for something warm and comforting from the kitchen.  With the pupster along, this turns into a walk/jog, so a big bowl of homemade soup sounds mighty enticing by the time we’re headed back up the driveway at the end of our three-miler. 

But this is a pre-lunch walk, so there’s not a lot of time for complicated compositions.  Quick Vegetable Bean Soup has everything in one pot, and Kasha Muffins bake up in 25 minutes.    Set out some nice, crisp Apples and Red Pears and a wedge of White Cheddar to round things out, and you’re good to go – or “good to stay,” now that you’re tucked back into your nice cozy lair, enveloped by all those good aromas.  (more…)

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