Remember How the World Didn’t End? Pumpkin Manicotti

Filling the Shells. Pie in the Woods

The world was supposed to end on December 21, 2012. (Or possibly the following week… or at the end of the year… or in a few billion years…whatever).  Old news, right?   Well, like many of you, I went to an end of the world party (themed potluck!), and I really liked the dish I made, so I’m going to write about it – chances are someone has predicted the world will end this month, so really it’s still relevant.

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Not just for Omnivores: Biscuits and Gravy

The summer before 8th grade my family drove to South Dakota and did all the touristy things.  This meant a lot of eating out, and at many of the breakfast places they had biscuits and gravy.  This was the first time I’d ever seen the dish, and as it looks rather gelatinous and bubbly, (think The Blob) when kept in a warming pan, I avoided it.  And a bit more than a year later I became a vegetarian, so I never tried it.

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