Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

I’ve never been a huge Pumpkin Pie fan. I know, call it blasphemy, especially on the holiday that wouldn’t be complete without it. Unless, that is, you make a pumpkin roll - but that just seems way too old-fashioned or Paula Deen for my tastes. Enter: The Pumpkin Whoopie Pie. The perfect mixture of cake and frosting, … [Read more...]

Mulled Apple Cider – Simple or Spiked

Mulled Hot Apple Cider is literally fall in your mouth. It’s warming on a cold day, and it has the flavor of the holidays in every sip. Lots of fancy kitchen stores sell expensive mulling spices, but honestly, they go bad after a 6 months, and you probably won’t finish all of them before apple cider is out of season and … [Read more...]

Cranberry Sauce

As Thanksgiving approaches, I simply can’t wait for the cranberry sauce. It’s perhaps my favorite holiday side dish; and it may be one of the few foods that Americans truly consume seasonally, when cranberries are at their peak (provided it’s fresh cranberry sauce of course). No one’s putting cranberry sauce on their plate … [Read more...]