Oh Paula! Chocolate Frosting on Brownies??

Some rights reserved by Peat Bakke It’s not too much! I know you’re thinking, “Chocolate on chocolate, that’s way too rich!” It’s not. When I was pregnant, and also the miserable postpartum year afterwards (I’m totally kidding honey), I used to tell August that Paula Deen was his Grandma!  Wishful thinking, she’s just simply perfection … Continue reading

Old Fashioned New England Pumpkin Pie

My aunt recently entered the “Let’s Be Thankful” recipe contest at the Creative Chicks Cafe.   They featured her pumkpin pie recipe on the 5th of December.   I’m not sure who the winner is at this point, but how cool is that to get a mention?!  I immediately asked her if I could repost the recipe … Continue reading

Spicy Cider & Hot Cocoa

Some rights reserved by amb.photography By Christen Sheffield Spicy Cider 8 whole cloves 4 lemon slices, seeded and halved 4 cinnamon sticks 4 orange slices seeded and quartered 1/2 gallon apple cider Stick a clove into the white part of each lemon slice. Break each cinnamon stick in half. In a large saucepan, combine the … Continue reading

Autumn in New York

By Liz Madden Autumn in New York 1 oz Smirnoff® Vodka 1 oz Hard apple cider 1 oz Fresh pressed apple juice ½ oz Simple syrup ½ oz Lemon juice Shaken till well chilled, strained into a martini glass rimmed with pure maple sugar. Garnished with an apple slice. Related Articles Essential party cocktail ingredients … Continue reading

Nana’s Pumpkin Harvest Loaf Recipe

By Katie Yde Nana’s Pumpkin Harvest Loaf Recipe Preheat oven to 350 2 Eggs 1 c. Pumpkin 1/2 c. Shortening 1 1/2 c. Flour 1 tsp. Baking Soda 1/2 tsp. Salt 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg 1/2 tsp. Cloves 1/4 tsp. Ginger 1 c. (6 oz.) Chocolate Chips (I always use a lot more) … Continue reading