Spiced Pear Maple Bread Pudding Recipe

I am not a typically bread pudding fan, however, I love french toast and also creating food that uses up items from my ‘well-stock’ larder. I freeze baguettes to use soups, make bread crumbs (and now bread pudding). I make up up big batches of  french toast to serve (breakfast for dinner club!) and freeze […]

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Cozy spiced lamb chickpeas rice & Moroccan carrot salad: plateful of recipes

My pressure cooker wins again, producing this spiced and aromatic recipe, again from my favorite book by Weinstein and Scarbrough. Granted they call it a casserole and if I was to use that word to describe a meal the hubs gets the saddest look on his face. Casserole trauma as a youth?  You certainly would […]

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Sweet Potato and Acorn Squash Pie – Unpumpkin Redux

Remember the Acorn Squash and Apricot Pie from September? My taste buds sure do. I whipped up a new version of the unpumpkin pie, and it is a tie for which I like the best. This time around my apron squash was smaller than usual, about one and half pounds AND I had some sweet […]

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Acorn Squash and Apricot Pie – Move over Pumpkin!

acorn squash and apricot pie recipe pumpkin fall spice easy

This is a play on pumpkin pie baked with what was on hand but now I am head over heals and not turning back. Besides, acorn squash are easier to find that sugar pie pumpkins and it is fun to search your taste buds for that subtle difference. The spices still resemble pumpkin pie so the […]

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Seasonal Dessert Idea: Rhubarb Apple Fig Cake

Definitely the favorite of my two rhubarb desserts this year, next I might try something savory, but for now I present to you my recipe for Rhubarb Apple Fig Cake with Sour Cream White Chocolate Frosting. Based off of the general recipe I devised for carrot cake. This recipe is pretty forgiving in terms of […]

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