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Fall

  • Tall and luxurious golden yellow Pumpkin Crumb Cake

    The Best Pumpkin Crumb Cake

    My favorite Pumpkin Crumb Cake is a classic fall coffee cake enriched with pumpkin and perfectly spiced.  It has become a holiday breakfast tradition in our house!…

  • Fire Roasted Hatch Pepper Chili, made in the crock pot

    Slow Cooked Hatch Pepper Chili

    Slow Cooked Hatch Pepper Chili ~ this lush chili is perfect for the summer months when fresh Hatch chiles from New Mexico are available ~ but use canned or frozen chiles…

  • Healthy Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries and Nuts

    Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries and Nuts

    Wild Rice Salad with Cranberries and Nuts is the perfect fall and holiday salad, it’s healthy and bursting with colorful fruits and nuts in every bite.  Use it as a side…

  • Roasted Root Vegetable Soup recipe 8

    Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup

    My healthy Roasted Winter Vegetable Soup is the most gorgeous shade of crimson you’ve ever seen! This comforting vegetable soup is full of vitamins and antioxidants to get you through the…

  • white mushroom lasagna

    White Mushroom Lasagna

    This White Mushroom Lasagna is a rich, comforting, cheesy lasagna infused with fall flavors like mushroom, shallot, thyme, Gruyere and Marsala.  It’s all woodsy meets creamy white, and it’s very luscious.…

  • Spiced pear crumble bars 3

    Spiced Pear Crumble Bars

    Spiced Pear Crumble Bars are a delicately spiced shortbread bar filled with fresh juicy pears.  Enjoy this easy fall dessert any time of the day.…

  • Ham and Pea Soup 4

    Ham and Pea Soup

    Hearty and vibrant Ham and Pea Soup made with fresh frozen peas will warm up the coldest night!  This comforting soup is a great way to use up leftover ham.…

  • Spicy Sausage and Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

    Spicy Sausage and Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

    Spicy Sausage and Pumpkin Mac & Cheese ~ the key here is to remind yourself that, first and foremost, pumpkin a winter squash, not a pie filling.  After you’ve got that…

  • Pumpkin Cream Scones

    Pumpkin Cream Scones

    Pumpkin Cream Scones are soft, tender pastries that are so much better than the ones you get at your favorite coffee store! I hear from people all the time who tell…

  • Brussels Sprout Slaw in a wooden bowl

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

    Brussels Sprout Slaw with Maple Cider Vinaigrette is a delicious healthy salad that adds a bit of fresh green to fall and holiday tables. Pumpkin bars and apple cakes are all…

  • Irish Apple Cale

    Authentic Irish Apple Cake

    This is an authentic old fashioned Irish apple cake, the kind that would be made throughout the apple harvest season all over Ireland, where every farmhouse has its own prized version…

  • Fall and Holiday Baking

    Is Your Kitchen Ready for Baking Season?

    Here we are, poised at the starting gate, baking season is about to begin—  Is your kitchen ready?  Mine’s not.  In fact  this week I discovered we have the dreaded pantry…

  • One Bowl Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondies

    Run, don’t walk, to your kitchen to whip up a batch of these insanely tender and delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondies ~ this is the ultimate pumpkin snack!…

  • 10 Best Packable Lunches

    Beyond the Sandwich: 10 Best Packable Lunches

    We’re a nation of sandwich eaters, and while I have nothing against them,  I just think they’re a little…boring.  I’d so much rather have real food for lunch.  Here are a…

  • Apple Spice Cake with Nutmeg Glaze

    Spiced Apple Cake

    Sometimes a photo is worth a thousand words, and that’s definitely the case with this Spiced Apple Cake recipe ~ you can clearly see the moist tender crumb, and I bet…

  • Gingerbread French Toast

    Gingerbread French Toast

    Gingerbread French Toast ~ the simple addition of molasses and a few spices transforms plain French toast into something worth lingering over. Hey everybody— we’re complete slugs today in our house…I…

  • Easy Crock Pot Cranberry Butter

    Crock Pot Cranberry Butter is an impossibly silky, tangy fruit butter that is made right in the crock pot ~ you’ll want to slather it on toast, scones, biscuits, muffins, turkey…

  • Easy French Apple Jam Recipe

    This unique small batch Easy French Apple Jam Recipe is simplr to make, has a gorgeous golden color, a fresh apple flavor, a chunky texture, and a surprise hint of spice…

  • Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Shortbread

    Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Shortbread ~ Is it possible that there are still some of you out there who haven’t discovered the joy of pumpkin with chocolate?  If so, here’s your chance…

  • Pumpkin Pot de Creme in vintage punch glasses with whipped cream

    Pumpkin Pot de Crème

    Pumpkin Pot de Crème ~ these lovely pumpkin custards are silky and perfectly spiced ~ they’re a welcome light dessert after a heavy holiday meal.  Who needs pumpkin pie? …

  • Pumpkin Spice Butter (from scratch)

    Pumpkin Spice Butter (from scratch) ~ a homemade sweet creamery butter with pumpkin and a hint of spice ~ your biscuits won’t know what hit ’em!…

  • Persimmon Rum Punch

    Persimmon Rum Punch ~ this warm and spicy fall cocktail is made with two kinds of run, apple cider, and a homemade persimmon syrup ~ yum!…

  • Pumpkin Churro Doughnuts with Warm Chocolate Sauce

    Pumpkin Churro Doughnuts with Warm Chocolate Sauce ~ these plush doughnuts are baked, not fried, then coated with crunchy sugar and paired with a to-die-for warm chocolate dipping sauce.…

  • Pear Gingerbread Crumb Cake

    Pear Gingerbread Crumb Cake ~ a lightly spiced shortbread based coffee cake that celebrates the flavors of the season.…

  • Zucchini Walnut Streusel Bread

    Zucchini Walnut Streusel Bread is a delicious variation on a classic zucchini bread…the little extra crunch of the topping sets it apart from your everyday quick bread. Writing about food is…

  • Zucchini Walnut Pancakes

    These healthy 5 grain Zucchini Walnut Pancakes have all the flavors of your favorite zucchini bread, with an extra boost of nutrition ~ what a way to start the day!…

  • Parsnip Walnut Muffins

    Parsnip Walnut Muffins ~  parsnips are paler, sweeter cousins of the carrot, so it makes sense to swap them out for each other in recipes. And this is the height of…

  • Pumpkin Cornbread on a wooden table

    Pumpkin Cornbread

    Pumpkin Cornbread ~ if you haven’t tried it, this should be your first baking project this fall.  It’s the perfect side dish for soups, stews, and chilis, and it’s a must…

  • Beef and Pumpkin Chili Mole

    Beef and Pumpkin Chili Mole has got to be the queen of all fall stews, with tender bits of steak, chunks of fresh pumpkin, lots of peppers, both hot and sweet,…

  • Roasted Beet Biscuits

    Roasted Beet Biscuits are an unexpected treat — serve them with hearty soups and stews and prepare to get compliments! I loved the Sweet Potato Biscuits I made recently, and I…

  • Cheddar and Bratwurst Soup with Pumpkin Ale

    Cheddar and Bratwurst Soup with Pumpkin Ale ~ a classic fall soup with a light boozy broth, cheddar cheese, plenty of  chunky veggies, and perfectly grilled brats!…

  • Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts

    Roasted Cider Glazed Brussels Sprouts ~ this easy side dish will convert any Brussels sprout hater in your family, guaranteed!…

  • Seven Grain Pumpkin Pancakes

    Seven Grain Pumpkin Pancakes ~ fluffy and delicious pumpkin pancakes made with seven different types of flour for the ultimate healthy-ish fall breakfast!…

  • The Perfect Butternut Squash Soup

    The Perfect Butternut Squash Soup ~ this fragrant, silky soup is the best I’ve found, and it’s so easy to make.  Fall doesn’t officially begin until we’ve made a batch of…

  • Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread redux

    Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread redux ~ I’m not one of those bloggers who thinks it’s a sin to repeat a recipe.  In fact I think it’s a great idea, it echoes…

  • Filet Mignon Chili is Chili taken up a few notches!

    Filet Mignon Chili with Masa Biscuits

    I saw Filet Mignon Chili on a restaurant menu once and knew I to try it at home.  Filet mignon is a splurge, but a little goes a long way in…

  • Perfect Gingerbread Muffins

    Perfect Gingerbread Muffins ~  Mmmmmmmm.  That’s all.  Just mmmmmmm.  These lightly spiced streusel muffins are the ultimate fall and holiday breakfast treat!…

  • 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. These muffins are…

  • Spiced Gingerbread Pear Crumble

    Spiced Gingerbread Pear Crumble ~ a classic pear crisp taken up a few notches with all the wonderful warm flavors of gingerbread!  This is the ultimate fall dessert.…

  • The Famous Silver Palate Apple Cake Recipe

    The Famous Silver Palate Apple Cake Recipe ~ Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso are the dynamic duo that wrote the definitive cookbook of the 1980s, The Silver Palate.  The Silver Palate…