Monthly Archives: October 2010

Southwestern Steak & Grits (with some Eggtoberfest thrown in)

This weekend Anne and I attended the 13th annual Eggtoberfest, a festival where hundreds of Big Green Egg enthusiasts cook their favorite eggceptional meals for thousands of guests to sample.  I’ve been attending these fests since I bought my first … Continue reading

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All that glitters . . .

The Shoebox is in a slump.  We’re not going to lie to you.  The last few recipes we’ve tried have been – well – underwhelming at best. Sure homemade pie crust makes for pretty pictures . . . . . … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Scones

Oh, yes.  Pumpkin Everything 2010 continues.  On our search for the next recipe in which to use our fresh pumpkin puree, we stumbled upon a fellow pumpkin obsessive (“obsessive” is also a noun, it turns out) on this food blog. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread

In case we haven’t mentioned it already, we just LOVE pumpkin here in the shoebox.  Chances are, if it contains pumpkin in the ingredients list, we’re going to like it – a lot.  In fact, we’re not really sure if … Continue reading

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Maple Walnut Shortbread

We miss Maine. And we love shortbread. So, inspired by the recent success of our lemon basil shortbread, it only made since that our next test kitchen experiment would be maple walnut shortbread. We still had plenty of Grade B … Continue reading

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