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Fall

Fall is my favorite season, and I can’t wait each year to bake up that first batch of pumpkin bread, or turn my apple picking bounty into the season’s first apple cake! Fall cocktails by the bonfire, cozy soup recipes and seasonal autumn treats make this the best time of year to get creative in the kitchen.

  • a honey cake decorated with powdered sugar.

    Honey Cake

    A simple honey cake is an old fashioned tea cake that has few ingredients, is easy to bake, and showcases the complex flavor of honey!…

  • Taking a bite of perfect pumpkin bread.

    Perfect Pumpkin Bread

    My pumpkin bread is a soft moist fall quick bread that bakes up perfectly every time ~ this easy recipe is foolproof!…

  • vegan dan dan noodles with scallions and bok choy.

    Vegan Dan Dan Noodles

    Vegan dan dan noodles is a plant based version of our favorite weeknight meal ~ this easy Chinese noodle bowl has got all the flavor without the meat!…

  • apple butter baked beans with bacon in a slow cooker.

    Slow Cooked Apple Butter Baked Beans

    Slow cooked apple butter baked beans with bacon ~ if you can say that (or think that) without drooling, you’re just not human! This is the best fall side dish ever,…

  • garlic knots, being brushed with garlic butter.

    Buttery Garlic Knots

    Buttery garlic knots made with homemade or store bought pizza dough brings everybody to the table ~ they’re yummy dinner rolls, or an appetizer with marinara sauce for dipping!…

  • fall soup and bread pairings: split pea soup with Dutch oven bread.

    10 Fall Soup and Bread Pairings

    Cozy fall soup and bread pairings match our favorite soups to easy breads, rolls, and biscuits for the most comforting meals ever.…

  • buckwheat cardamom chocolate chip cookies, stacked on a rack.

    Buckwheat Cardamom Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Buckwheat cardamom chocolate chip cookies made with healthy buckwheat flour and a hint of warm cardamom. Deep dark chocolate rounds out the profile of a very special cookie!…

  • pumpkin streusel muffin in muffin wrapper

    Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

    These pumpkin streusel muffins are light, fluffy, and fragrantly spiced. The streusel topping adds that perfect bit of sweet crunch and they’re just right on a fall morning.…

  • Blackberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake, stacked with fork

    Blackberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake

    My blackberry sour cream coffee cake is yummy breakfast cake fancied up with a purple swirl of blackberries! Use fresh or frozen berries ~ sour cream in the batter makes it…

  • a cup of lemon balm tea with lemon wedge and lemon balm leaves.

    How to Make Lemon Balm Tea

    I’ll show you how to make lemon balm tea from fresh or dried lemon balm ~ this soothing caffeine free herbal tea is relaxing and helps you ease into sleep. It’s…

  • Crumbl copycat banana bread cookies on a rack with pecans

    Copycat Crumbl Banana Bread Cookies

    Copycat Crumbl banana bread cookies are warm and cozy with a thick layer of cream cheese frosting topped with crushed pecans ~ Deeeeeelish!…

  • apple brownies, stacked

    Moist Apple Brownies

    Apple brownies stuffed with chunks of apple and walnut are easy apple bars that bring a smile to everyone’s face ~ make a batch today for a back to school lunch…

  • a slice of Nutella banana bread, topped with Nutella

    Nutella Banana Bread

    Nutella banana bread is moist and chocolatey with ribbons of Nutella swirled right into the batter ~ yum!!…

  • almond fig cake with forks

    Almond Fig Cake

    My almond fig cake made with Black Mission figs is a lovely, not too sweet coffee cake in the Mediterranean tradition that’s great for breakfast, snacking, or dessert.…

  • zucchini muffin with butter knife

    Perfect Zucchini Muffins

    Zucchini muffins are a season spanning treat that combines summer zucchini with toasted walnuts and a hint of cinnamon ~ they’re soft, moist, and yummy.…

  • chocolate chip cookie bars, sliced

    Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

    Chocolate chip cookie bars are the perfect dessert. This easy one bowl bar cookie recipe bakes up thicker and more decadent than your favorite chocolate chip cookie ~ no chilling or…

  • Amish man bars on a plate, with one sliced in half

    Amish Man Bars

    Amish man bars are an easy graham cracker chocolate chip bar similar to 7 layer bars, or Hello Dollies. This easy 30-minute vintage dessert has a famously fudgy texture and a…

  • Pasta peperonata with tuna in a bowl with fork

    Spaghetti Peperonata with Tuna and Olives

    Spaghetti Peperonata with tuna and olives is a rustic Italian style pasta that’s easy to throw together on a weeknight. It’s an inexpensive, healthy 30 minute meal with that casual Mediterranean…

  • split pea soup with ham in bowls

    Split Pea Soup with Ham

    Split pea soup with ham is thick and creamy with incredible flavor from a smoked ham bone ~ this easy soup is comforting and delish! Just add biscuits or crusty bread…

  • A slice of banana cake with Nutella frosting on parchment paper

    Banana Cake with Nutella Frosting

    My banana cake with Nutella frosting is a fabulously moist banana layer cake made with toasted hazelnuts and topped with a thick layer of chocolatey hazelnut buttercream ~ oooh la la!…

  • Banana muffins in a muffin tin.

    Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

    Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins are super moist and full of rich, complex flavor. They’re our new favorite any-time-of-day treat…

  • pouring chocolate hazelnut milk into a glass

    Chocolate Hazelnut Milk

    Chocolate hazelnut milk is a super healthy dairy free nut milk made with toasted hazelnuts, cacao powder, and just a couple of dates to sweeten the deal ~ YUM!…

  • Chow mein in a wok with tongs

    Easy Vegetable Chow Mein

    There’s a reason chow mein is so incredibly popular, it’s a quick, satisfying dinner with a comfort factor that rivals mac and cheese. Everybody needs to know how to make themselves…

  • Colorful Firecracker Chicken in a wok with tongs

    The Best Panda Express Copy Cat Recipes!

    The Best Panda Express Copy Cat Recipes ~ from chow mein and fried rice to everybody’s favorite orange chicken, these restaurant style copy cats are spot on!…

  • scooping hot crab dip with a cracker

    Hot Crab Dip

    Hot Crab Dip is the queen of hot cheesy appetizers, and so easy to make. Serve it with toasted bread, crackers, or chips, but don’t hold back because it always disappears…

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