Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

I’m normally not a huge pumpkin pie fan. I would rather make sweet potato, which I do enjoy. The biggest reason is so many pumpkin pies just really aren’t all that good. They lack in flavor and end sitting like a heavy brick in my tummy after eating them. Or as hubby puts its, they…

Pumpkin Ginger Cinnamon Rolls

I’m still working my way through the mountain of winter squash and pie pumpkins I purchased a couple of weeks ago from the farmer’s market. Yes, I know there’s no real rush, they will keep for a few months but it’s so exciting to come up with creative tasty ways to use them. Not to…

Roasted Golden Beet Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Simplicity. What appears as┬áthe easiest dish to make in both ingredients and tastes is often the hardest to get right. Simple dishes generally┬ácombine just a few ingredients and yet are able to blow you away with the combination of flavors. I love simple dishes. Traveling to Italy introduced me to simplicity at its finest. We…

Fall Harvest Bisque

It’s the last week of October and time to start thinking about cool weather and the upcoming holiday season. Denver is finally cooling off, it’s been unseasonably warm but we have frost in the forecast for tonight. Fragrant rosemary, lemon scented geraniums and the fluorescent fuchsia pink blooms of my regular geranium line the windowsills….