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…

Boozy Stone Fruit Cobbler

Today’s a reflective day for me. I wandered down the sidewalk on my morning walk, just enjoying the day and what it had to offer. This morning is was sunflowers and honeybees. On other mornings, it’s wonderful new people. I enjoy mornings like this one. There was a wonderful cool breeze, the sun was shining and…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The simple Chocolate Chip Cookie really isn’t that simple at all. It is perfectly balanced with chocolate, nuts, sweetness and the just right amount of soft chewiness.  Or for some, the perfect cookie is crispy, with no nuts or has a varying list of requirements. There literally are thousands of chocolate chip cookie recipes out there…

Triple Gingerbread Biscotti

I love giving away goodies for the holidays. People always need to eat, so gifts of foods are always especially nice, in my opinion. Of course I’m not talking about the waxy tasting food baskets that so many people like to send out as gifts. Most (not all) of those should be not be called…

Bourbon Pumpkin Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Goat Cheese Frosting

It’s October. The season of fall foliage, fall days of warm days and cool crisp nights, frost on the windshield and a goolish  amount of Halloween candy and decorations taking up space in the stores. It’s also the time for fresh winter squash and pumpkins to find their way into the kitchen.  The first to…