White Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

[Editor's Note: This cookie recipe sounds delicious, but what I really love about this post is the sweet story behind it. Cassie of Bake Your Day made these for her husband to welcome him home after he'd been away. They were just the thing for a happy reunion. --Genie] ...more
@BlogHerFood, dang, they look great! Just smoked the last of the pumpkin\/chocolate-chip bars, ...more

Great Gift Cookbooks: Sweets & Treats

[Editor's Note: This new cookbook from Janice Cuevas of A Healthful Gluten-Free Life is available in both ebook and paperback version, and features recipes that are perfect for the holidays....more

Holiday Food DIY: Rosemary Focaccia Mix

[Editor's Note: This is a great idea for a bakeable gift—all the dry ingredients for this delicious bread are included in the jar. You just have to add your own instructions so your recipient knows how to go from mix to warm Italian bread fresh from the oven. --Genie]...more
OMGoodness, Jami! Love your blog and very entry. What great ideas you have and what interesting ...more

Holiday Vegan Pumpkin Tunnel Cake

[Editor's Note: This tunnel cake is a modern update of a retro dessert. The original tunnel cake was a Pillsbury Bake-off-winning entry in 1966, but this version is updated to accommodate vegans with a holiday sweet tooth. It may look complex on first glance, but it's sure to please your non-dairy and non-egg-eating guests around the table. --Genie] Pumpkin Tunnel Cake w/Lemon-Ginger Creme Cheeze Filling, Caramel Sauce, & Toasted Pecans, for the Holidays ...more

Holiday Desserts: Pumpkin Pecan Roulade with Orange Mascarpone Cream

[Editor's Note: I certainly love pumpkin pie, but sometimes, Thanksgiving calls for a twist on the traditional. This pumpkin pecan roulade is just that dessert: fancy and light, but still bearing elements of pumpkin and pecan pies. It's an interesting and unusual alternative to wrap up your holiday meal. --Genie] Pumpkin Pecan Roulade...more
Wow! Just copied this one. Looks great. Thanks for sharing, Fondly, Robinmore

Artichoke, Roasted Red Pepper, and Feta Biscuit Recipe

[Editor's Note: I love this biscuit recipe, which features so many of my favorite Meditteranean flavors. They'd be fantastic alongside a Greek omelette at breakfast, a lovely soup at lunch, or with lamb chops rubbed with oregano and rosemary at dinner. --Genie] ...more

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Frosting

[Editor's Note: Whether you need a dessert to bring to a school fundraiser bake sale, a party, or just to serve around the house, these pumpkin cupcakes sound like the perfect option. They're seasonal, and feature a fantastic maple icing. --Genie]...more
yummy!! :)more

Great Gift Cookbooks: Dolce Italiano

[Editor's Note: This post features the recipe for a lovely-sounding Zucchini-Olive Oil Cake with Lemon Crunch Glaze, a dessert that is as perfect in the morning as it would be after a holiday meal. It's one of the recipes that Sara Rosso of Ms....more

Holiday Desserts: French Apple Tart

[Editor's Note: If you're looking for a quick and easy—yet still quite elegant—dessert for a holiday gathering, look no further. This French tart comes together quickly, thanks to pre-made puff pastry, and is a great variation on apple pie if you're looking for something different to serve at the end of a meal. --Genie] ...more
it's already there. I bake the pastry first, saute' the apples, then top with caramel and whip ...more

How to Make Pumpkin Granola

[Editor's Note: This homemade granola caught my eye, not just because it's photographed so beautifully, but because it has such terrific seasonal flavor. Follow this step-by-step guide to make this breakfast treat at home on a crisp Fall day. --Genie] ...more
I'm now very hungry. Lovely photography!more