Pumpkin Muffins with Pumpkin Pie Cream Cheese Frosting

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Forgive all the fall pumpkin posts, but pumpkin muffins are imperative in October.  Besides, when it looks like this outside, it’s difficult not to get into the spirit of fall and Halloween.   Isn’t it just beautiful?  I’ve lived here for over two years now and views of peak season take my breath away every year.   The […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash: Wild Mushroom Soup and Rosemary Biscuits


This is just a little something I tossed together for lunch today.     I made some wild mushroom soup yesterday which is one of my favorite things to make in the fall.  It has melted onions, herbs, ginger, ground nutmeg and a splash of cream.  Then I made some rosemary biscuits this morning and I thought, as I looked […]

Apple Streusel Crisp Cups


Look at them with all their luscious buttery cinnamon sugared deliciousness.  I’m warning you now, these are not for the weak willed.  They are portion controlled for a reason.   It all started when I had a craving for coffee cake that lingered in my head for too long and became a bit twisted.  I thought about […]

Savory Pumpkin Quinoa Cakes


I used to loathe quinoa.   The foreign texture and lack of flavor was only highlighted by the ever faint taste of dirt, quite honestly.  The only thing I could find redeeming about it was saying the word quinoa (keeeenwaaa).  It’s a fun thing for me.  I don’t get out much. However, like most foods, […]

Halloween Guide


Ten Things To Do, Make and Bake By October 31st. 1.  Make a pumpkin pie… from a real pumpkin.  It tastes better and you have more control over the quality and quantity of ingredients.   A step-by-step photo tutorial by, “Oh She Glows” on How To Roast A Sugar Pumpkin & Make Fresh Pumpkin Purée can be found here.  From […]