Pumpkin Spiced Whoopie Pies

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Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bake (Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

Who doesn’t want pie for breakfast?!?!? I have been making this recipe and eating it for breakfast for the past two weeks so I thought I’d share. But I kind of lied. It’s not really pumpkin, it’s butternut squash. To me, the two are one in the same as far as flavor and consistency. And honestly I prefer butternut squash to pumpkin, but I doubt that many people on the internet will be searching “Butternut Squash Pie”. Moving on….....more

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake-crisis everted again!

Pumpkin Gingersnap CheesecakeAs usual, I was waaaay too busy preparing for Thanksgiving to blog about what I planned to make. As I’ve said before with these big holidays, I am a mom first, a food blogger second. So here it is, my after-the-fact musings on my favorite holiday....more

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

These Iced Pumpkin Cookies were to die for. I don’t think there is anything quite like biting into a cookie and being able to tell that delicious pumpkin butter was baked into it, that is, it’s such a distinct and unique taste that these pumpkin cookies deserve their own season. Oh wait, they already have that. See, told you! ...more

Triple Layer Pumpkin Icebox Pie

I started creating this no-bake dessert by following Martha Stewart’s simple recipe for Pumpkin Icebox Pie. Then I divided the filling in two parts, added some melted chocolate to one part, pouring it in into a pie shell and then pouring second part of pumpkin filling over it and topped it all with whipped cream.  Read more......more

Pumpkin Pie with Salted Pecan Brittle

Spiced Heirloom Pumpkin Pie with Salted Pecan Brittle For me, pumpkin pie is a must for Thanksgiving.  It hits all my sweet spots with creaminess, fragrant pie spices and flaky buttery crust.  Also, all that whipped cream on top makes it ethereal.My pumpkin filling recipe has been in the family since I can remember.  My youngest brother was a very picky eater as a child; and my mother would bake the filling in custard cups for him.  Some days that was all he ate....more

Brown Butter Pumpkin Sage Bread

Nothing says Thanksgiving to me like the smell of sage! (Am I alone?) It's my favorite herb for the occasion and I add it to everything from stuffing to roasted sweet potatoes. As I was thinking of how to use the last of my pumpkin purée, I knew sage had to be included into the last pumpkin recipe of the season....more
Oh wow. The sage is a really nice touch.more

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Winter Squash

Nancy Anne HarbordCookingDid you know that you can make a flavourful, beautifully orange stock from squash scraps?...more

Autumn Pumpkin & Potato Gratin

Nancy Anne HarbordMy first ever kitchen job was working as a prep cook at an organic cafe in Bordeaux, Bistro Bio, as part of a language exchange. Speaking very little French, I rarely had any idea what was going on, but I did learn something extremely valuable – something absolutely central to my present happiness and career. The joy of vegetables....more