Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Coffeecake Bars

  The smell of these bars say, “Hello Fall” and one bite says, “I’m so glad you’re here!” It’s no secret that I love the long, lazy days of summer and Fall just signals the end. While I doubt that … Continue reading

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Spiced Pumpkin Creamer

You know what, I don’t like pumpkin pie. You know what else? I have never purchased a can of pumpkin puree or ever baked anything with pumpkin in it (unless you count roasting pumpkin seeds.) However, many years ago a … Continue reading

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Chicken Divan

The back corner was left purposely without cheese for my daughter. This quick, easy week-night dinner is a family favorite – it’s also a perfect recipe for giving new life to left-overs (think Thanksgiving turkey). The main ingredients: chicken, broccoli … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

  My life would be so much easier if it was completely organized – as in – a place for everything and everything in it’s place. As in, if everyone else would just put things back where I put them … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Puree {plus a few Pumpkin Facts}

It’s that time of year ~ Pumpkin time. Typically I purchase pumpkins for carving into Jack-O-Lanterns and decorating for Thanksgiving, not for eating. I’ve never purchased a can of pumpkin nor have I given much thought to when & where … Continue reading

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Gold Medal White Whole Wheat Flour

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I really enjoy trying new recipes, which sometimes means purchasing ingredients that I’ve never purchased before. It’s so frustrating when the store doesn’t have all of the items that I need… so then I end up purchasing a few items … Continue reading

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Pizza Rolls ~ {100% whole wheat}

You’ve heard the saying, “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover?”… Please don’t judge this recipe by the picture. These are so good that I didn’t want to wait to share this recipe.  (I added some-what better photos.) So,what are … Continue reading

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Maple {Leaf} Candies

I can’t remember the last time I ate a maple candy, however I do remember the first time. My Grandma Edith brought them back from a trip (I’m assuming from the East Coast) and they were individually wrapped and shaped … Continue reading

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Brownie Alpine Biscotti

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Years ago, I received this recipe via an e-mail from my friend Mary M. and it’s dated the day before my second child, Isabella, was born. I have been making this biscotti every year at Christmas time for the past … Continue reading

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Creamy Caramel Sauce w/ Vanilla Beans

A few months ago I purchased a large quantity of vanilla beans… at first I was sort of hoarding them, which was silly – so I decided to start incorporating them into my desserts etc. Recently, I added the vanilla … Continue reading

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