Monthly Archives: November 2011

Butterscotch Topped Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

  The aroma of cedar and pine fill the air as I open the formerly stored boxes of family Christmas decorations, today.  I unearth wrappings filled with ornaments, stockings, garland and lights inciting holiday excitement as each item flows out of … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Seed Brittle

  The second hand ticked, the whistling heater steamed, and I sat, waiting in the overly warm classroom.  I looked around at the other students; some apathetic and others relentlessly chatty for so early in the morning.   My unnecessary 4-inch heeled boots clicked … Continue reading

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Cranberry Walnut Bread and Cranberry Pomegranate Citrus Glaze

It was late in the evening, dusk fell to night and Halloween was only two days away. The surrounding woods were hastily becoming more dark and snowy by the minute.   Mike said to me, “I’m going to drive down … Continue reading

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