Month: November 2012

It’s Fabulous Friday!

I hope everyone has had a great week! I must say, we’ve had a hard time getting back in the groove after the long Thanksgiving break.  My daughter is definitely counting down the days until Christmas! I’m looking forward to posting some of my favorite Christmas recipes soon, but today is a fabulous pie round-up!

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Butternut Squash Barley Risotto

OK, I’ll admit it.  I seem to have an obsession with butternut squash.  It’s true.  Apparently, I love this winter squash so much that I’ve posted three recipes with it as the main ingredient just this fall alone!  Ahem. Pearl barley pairs beautifully with chunky cubes of butternut squash in this warm, hearty dish.  With

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Ginger Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

I made a delicious Maple-Walnut Pumpkin Pie last year for Thanksgiving and it was a big hit.  I’ll definitely be making it again, but I also wanted to try this twist on the classic pumpkin pie from The Kitchn.  I love ginger and pairing it with pumpkin is simply divine! Ginger Pumpkin Pie with Graham

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Harvest Pumpkin Scones

I’m mixing things up a little today!  Since it’s less than a week away from Thanksgiving, I thought I’d share another pumpkin recipe instead of doing my usual Fabulous Friday post.  These pumpkin scones would be perfect for breakfast on Thanksgiving day! Harvest Pumpkin Scones King Arthur Flour 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (you can

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Sweet Potato Pound Cake with Marshmallow Frosting

This cake definitely deviates from my typical healthy offerings.  A lot.  But, I love sweet potatoes.  And I had some leftover sweet potatoes in the fridge.  End of story.  Reminiscent of the classic sweet potato casserole, this would make a great addition to any Thanksgiving dessert table! Sweet Potato Pound Cake with Marshmallow Frosting (Emma

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It’s Fabulous Friday!

Happy Friday, everyone! Sorry I missed out on a post last week. My son turned 9 last Friday!  Wow. Needless to say, I was a little busy making his birthday cake. So, here are a few fabulous recipes we’ve enjoyed lately! Roasted Cauliflower Poppers Photo and recipe by Aviva Goldfarb, PBS Parents Kitchen Explorers These

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Curried Squash-and-Pear Bisque

Here’s a recipe for a sweet, rich soup using fresh produce in season – butternut squash and pears! Curried Squash-and-Pear Bisque Cooking Light, Inspired Vegetarian by Deborah Madison 1 butternut squash 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups chopped peeled Bartlett pear 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced onion 2 1/3 cups water 1 cup pear nectar 2

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