Halloween

Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Frosting

Oh dear, oh my, oh goodness. Pumpkin everything is here so it just wouldn’t be Fall without these Pumpkin Cookies. This is a recipe adapted over the years from numerous sources but the main source being family. My husband grew up eating these melt in […]

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Yes mac and cheese can be somewhat healthy. I say somewhat because I put squash in it but don’t worry there’s still plenty of cheese, cream and butter. So somewhat healthy but oh so delicious and comforting. Truly an ultimate Fall dish that’ll be a […]

Spiced Carrot and Butternut Squash Soup

Spiced Carrot and Butternut Squash Soup

Happy Halloween to all! Make this comforting spiced soup anytime but I was particularly fond of this for Halloween this year. I went a little crazy with the designs but loved the way the creme fraiche just melted into the soup creating a creamy factor. […]

Pumpkin Spice Waffles with Praline Pecan Sauce

Pumpkin Spice Waffles with Praline Pecan Sauce

I’ve never been big on the whole pumpkin fad during the Fall months. I have maybe one Pumpkin Spice Latte a year from Starbucks just because my curiosity gets the better of me and I definitely don’t go out of my way to stock up […]

Autumn Salad

Autumn Salad

I just want to take a minute to admire this salads beauty…..swoon…. I love the bright and warm colors of Fall and it was just that that inspired this gorgeous meal. Not only are my favorite things about Fall the colors but the foods. Fresh […]

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Because it’s rainy and it’s fall and I’m in a baking mood. {Which does not happen very often.} I introduce to you possibly the greatest improvement on oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies ever. I’ve added pumpkin and a maple glaze and I think I’ve died […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Maple Glaze

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake with Maple Glaze

Happy first day of Fall! This is by far my favorite season, even if the weather here in California doesn’t match my true Alaskan fall spirit of hunkering down and baking some yummy treats. C’est la vie.  I guess I’ll bring the fall spirit to […]