Archives for October 2016

Can you Cook a Halloween Pumpkin (Jack-o-lantern)?

Is it possible to cook your Halloween pumpkin (aka jack-o-lantern). The short answer is yes. However pumpkins that we purchase for carving (in America) are not grown to be cooked and don't taste great in traditional pumpkin recipes like pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pancakes, etc. "Jack-o-latern" pumpkins are typically large, flat bottomed, and filled with less flesh … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

At our home, we have a pretty traditional Thanksgiving. We eat turkey, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and plenty of dessert. We also take lots of naps. This year I've decided to shake things up just a bit. I'll be smoking our turkey, because the flavor is indescribably delicious, and we'll be serving these Pumpkin Dinner Rolls to dazzle the whole family. These dinner rolls get their amazing … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Slices

With an easy crust on the bottom and apple pie spices, these Caramel Apple Slices will remind you of apple pie but with that great combination of caramel and apple flavors. This is a delicious and beautiful fall (or Thanksgiving!) dessert. PrintCaramel Apple SlicesAuthor LindaYield 5 - 8 IngredientsFor the Crust1½ cups flour1/4 cup cold butter3 tablespoons cold water2 tablespoons sugarFor … [Read more...]

Paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

By contributing writer, Tessa Sneak some veggies into your kids with this Paleo Pumpkin Chocolate Cake. The pumpkin (or other veggie) gives the cake a wonderful moist texture. When I first started sneaking veggies into baked goods, my primary goal was to get additional fiber and nutrients into my picky kiddos. But along the way, I learned that pureed veggies also lend moisture to baked goods. And … [Read more...]

Apple Fritter Waffles

One of my favorite things about fall is apples! I absolutely love apples, and in the fall I look forward to cheaper prices at the grocery store and all my favorite apple recipes. We love waffles at our house, and the addition of chopped apple in these Apple Fritter Waffles gives them a little bit of that fall flavor we all love! More Apple and Waffle Recipes If you're a fan of apples, like I am, … [Read more...]