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Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron

Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron

This past year I have been experimenting with risotto recipes, and this Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron is a new favorite. Creamy risotto with tender roasted butternut squash, flavored with the subtle essence of savory saffron. A perfect side dish for autumn, served with your 

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls are perfect for a weekend with family or to give to those you love. Bake them in two round cake pans–one for your family and the other for a friend. The Sourdough compliments the cinnamon sugar filling so well, plus, they will 

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

The last few years I’ve been experimenting with butternut squash in a few recipes. This Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon is a delicious dish to serve your guests as an appetizer or soup course. It’s easy enough to make and if desired, you can prepare it ahead of time and then simply warm up before serving. Our family loved the addition of bacon, so don’t leave that step out, please! Continue reading Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

Lemon and Herb-Brined Roasted Turkey

Lemon and Herb-Brined Roasted Turkey

Last year I hosted my very first Thanksgiving Dinner at our house. Just a small dinner with our daughters and their families. So, at age 55, I began searching for turkey recipes. Yes, I have roasted turkeys before — the very simple kind, rubbed with 

Favorite Apple Recipes

Favorite Apple Recipes

I love autumn and everything that goes with it. Cooler weather, the fall colors in the leaves and grass, fresh apples and pears falling from the trees, pumpkins, colorful mums, and so much more. And yes, more baking! If you’re searching for a few Favorite 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Meringue Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Meringue Pie

Chocolate Peanut Butter Meringue Pie is so yummy and delicious. Creamy Chocolate pudding perfectly touched with peanut butter and topped with a fluffy meringue that melts in your mouth. It’s sure to please anyone who has ever craved such a pairing. Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Meringue Pie

Favorite Holiday Baking Ideas

Favorite Holiday Baking Ideas

Once Thanksgiving arrives, I gear up for lots of holiday baking. Cookies, breads, cakes, and special desserts–many of which turn into food gifts for loved ones. I love the warm spices that scent the air–cinnamon, peppermint, nutmeg, and cloves. Can a person have too many 

Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread

Poppy Seed Bread is a recipe I received from my Aunt Ruth. It’s a super moist bread to share with your loved ones and friends at Christmas and one of our favorites. And while it’s perfect to give as a Christmas food gift, you’ll want 

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream is perfect for the holidays or for family gatherings. Our family loves this recipe. Rich, buttery filling loaded with pecans and just a hint of bourbon flavor, topped with a light whipped cream. Simply delicious! Continue reading Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Christmas Yule Log

Christmas Yule Log

A few years ago I made my first Christmas Yule Log and it was so much fun and surprisingly easy that I decided to make it an annual tradition! Delicious chocolate sponge cake rolled up in a creamy filling and covered in a rich ganache