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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread is moist and tender, flavored with pumpkin puree and yummy mini chocolate chips. It’s lovely with a cup of coffee or to serve at your next tea party! I’ve been making this recipe for many years now. One of my favorite …

Pumpkin Walnut Scones

Pumpkin Walnut Scones

Pumpkin isn’t necessarily my “favorite” ingredient, but these Pumpkin Walnut Scones are wonderfully delicious. Lightly sweet and crunchy with the perfect amount of pumpkin. Our family loves them! (This recipe modified with new pictures on 11/29/21) The pumpkin puree makes them so moist and tender, …

Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Traditional Pumpkin Pie

This Traditional Pumpkin Pie recipe is one we make every year around Thanksgiving. It has been adapted from my mom’s recipe in that I add more salt to our crust and cloves to the pumpkin filling.  (Post updated with new photos on 11/15/21) My husband …

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 …

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. You know who you …

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 …

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 …

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Most people serve turkey for their Thanksgiving dinner. Or ham, or maybe even a roasted chicken or meatloaf. No matter what main dish you’ve selected, here are a few of our favorite Thanksgiving Menu Ideas to serve on your table this year.  Thanksgiving Menu Ideas …