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…

Chocolate Chip Banana Oatmeal Cookies

I think today is comfort food day. I’m not having a down day but I am feeling just a little nostalgia and need a little comfort. And while so many comfort foods do give me a warm fuzzy feeling, I find nothing works as well as an oatmeal cookie or chocolate. The oatmeal cookie is…

Blueberry Topped Tarts

I’ve been a little remiss lately on getting a blog topic written for Simply Sophisticated. I really don’t have a great excuse other than the fact that I’ve enjoyed summer, fun times and getting ready to make a trip to Italy. I have to admit to being so excited about the Italy trip. I’ve never…

Ginger-Spice Zucchini Bread

Summertime! Warm days finished with flashes of lighting and loud cracks of thunder. Gem-colored petunias heavily scenting the air on my balcony, cascading in a riot of color over the railing. People splashing in the pool and the smells from the grill wafting gently up to tempt my tummy. And proliferate zucchini crowding the fridge…