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Round Up: Cozy Comfort Food
It's all about comfort food these days! With the shorter days, longer nights and cooler temps, comfort food is what my family craves around this time of year. If you're feeling the same, here are 10 comforting recipes that we love. Check them out and maybe you'll find something comforting to make
Caramel Apple Crisp Pie
I've been having fun in the kitchen lately testing out pie recipes for the upcoming holidays. The most classic holiday pie at our house is definitely apple. It's been a favorite for the holidays since I was young and as much as I love the traditional apple pie, I wanted to give it a new twist. This
White Chocolate Cranberry Almond Bread Pudding
I'm loving this time of year and my oven is getting quite a work out! One of the most comforting desserts I love making is a good old bread pudding. This one is a bit on the fancier side - mini bagels are studded with dried cranberries and white chocolate chips before soaking up a sweet almond milk
Round Up: Applicious!
Spiced Apple Cider Martini Shake up your favorite vodka or even apple bourbon with spiced apple cider and ice for an elevated cocktail for the season... Sous Vide Caramel Apple Galette Honeycrisp apples are tossed with brown sugar, cinnamon and a touch of vanilla and slow cooked in a sous vide ...
Tailgating Ideas this Fall!
Tailgating season is upon us! If you're big fans of tailgating like me (regardless of what team is playing), then you'll definitely appreciate the many opportunities to come up with a great menu to serve up on game day! Whether it's chili, cornbread, cupcakes or everything in between, be sure to ...
Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad
The great thing about fall baking is being able to turn on the oven and warm the house with some amazing smells wafting from the kitchen. As much as I love baking sweets, I probably enjoy roasting savory items too. Roasted vegetables are especially wonderful and my favorite recipe as of late is for
Banana Toffee Snack Cake
I'm loving the fall season this year. I've been able to carve out some kitchen therapy time to work on long awaited recipes I had on the back burner. One of them included this for Banana Toffee Snack Cake . Using up my stash of ripe bananas in my freezer, this bread combines sweet banana, toffee ...
Harvest Apple Gorgonzola Salad
Fall is upon us and it's the perfect time to celebrate apples! We love apple picking and its something I've done since I was a child. We hope to hit the orchards this month to take advantage of the crisp weather, picking apples off the tree and just enjoying the season. One of my favorite ways to
Round Up: Meatball Mania
The fall temps are making me crave comfort foods! Meatballs are a fave comfort food in our house and I especially love how versatile they are. They aren't just for pasta and with so many seasonings out there, they are easy to pack with flavor too. Here's a round up of 10 meatballs recipes to check
National Hot Mulled Cider Day!
Celebrate National Hot Mulled Cider Day on September 30 th with fall's iconic spices like cinnamon, cloves and all spice, to keep you warm all season. A fun upgrade? Try mixing mulled cider with your favorite liquor like bourbon, whiskey or brandy for the perfect afternoon pick-me-up or after ...