Tag Archives: Fall

pumpkin spice doughnuts © 2013 Jessica Burns. All Rights Reserved.

Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts

It’s practically November and I haven’t even made anything with pumpkin yet. What a travesty. It’s really hard to get into the Autumn mood when Los Angeles is still having 90 degree days. Let’s just say I think long and … Continue reading

buttery crab cake pudding © 2012 Jessica Burns. All Rights Reserved.

Buttery Crab Cake Pudding

I was perusing one of my cooking magazines a few months ago and saw this recipe for crab pudding. I thought that it was interesting and filed it away – I’m always looking for a little cooking inspiration. So, I’m … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Pear Decorations © 2011 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Thanksgiving Pear Decorations

When this time of year rolls around, I can’t help but think of the first time I cooked Thanksgiving dinner. I was 22 and my culinary hero/ superwoman (my mom) had just passed away two months before. All of our … Continue reading

braised pork shoulder © 2011 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Sunday Supper – Braised Pork Shoulder with Roasted Root Vegetables

I’m obsessed. I can’t help it. I’m braising everything I can find. Last week short ribs,  now the humble pork shoulder. Beware, there will be more – I’ll be bringing you braised recipes from now until next summer. I think … Continue reading

mushroom and onion cassoulet © 2011 Jessica. All rights reserved.

Mushroom and Onion Cassoulet

I’ve been reading about cassoulet’s in food magazines for years now. I have found that they are written about with a such a reverence and anytime something is revered, I pay tend to pay attention. Cassoulet is an earthy, rich, … Continue reading