Tag: autumn

Ginger-Pumpkin Pie with Toasted Coconut

Ginger-Pumpkin Pie with Toasted Coconut

I’m a little behind the times on making Ginger-Pumpkin Pie with Toasted Coconut. Pumpkin pie belongs in the fall, in October and November as you prepare for Thanksgiving and cool temperatures. It’s not my family’s tradition, but you might even spring for a pumpkin pie […]

Hot Chocolate Mix

Hot Chocolate Mix

I had planned to make this Hot Chocolate Mix to send with my gift packages. I made a small batch to test, but I didn’t have the time to package it and send it out as gifts. It’s delicious, so it’s on my agenda for […]

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

Alton Brown’s Hot Cocoa Mix

Homemade hot chocolate, made from milk or rich cream, is nearly impossible to beat. Unfortunately, it takes a little time to make. I prefer hot cocoa mixes for sheer convenience. I’ve been making my own cocoa mix for a few years. Packets of hot cocoa […]

Spiced Apple Cookies

Spiced Apple Cookies

I’ve been attempting to write 50,000 words of fiction for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, for anyone who’s curious), while still applying for jobs and not neglecting this blog. I can’t help but bake, and so I wanted to make a cookie to take to […]

Acorn Squash with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette

Acorn Squash with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette

Yesterday marked the beginning of my first full week in St. Louis. Although I had hoped that I would be gainfully employed once I moved, I look forward to spending a little of my extra spare time cooking and devoting a little more time to […]

321: Spiced Pumpkin Biscuits

321: Spiced Pumpkin Biscuits

I’m not really a fan of pumpkin, but I like cooking with it. That’s why I decided that I wanted to try out Spiced Pumpkin Biscuits. They were really pretty easy to make. I didn’t have pumpkin pie spice so I used a combination of […]

295: Chicken Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Crust

295: Chicken Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Crust

One day I got an email with the recipe for Chicken Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Crust (link no longer works). It sounded a little different, so I decided to try it. I decided I wanted to buy and cook whole sweet potatoes to use in […]