Pumpkin Walnut Loaf with Chocolate Chips

October is upon us, which means pumpkin. We collect our ingredients in the sun strewn kitchen on this beautiful Sunday morning. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and all spice speckled flour is incorporated into creamed butter and sugar. Alternate with pumpkin puree until mixture is smooth and orange in color. Chopped walnuts and a healthy dose of… Continue reading Pumpkin Walnut Loaf with Chocolate Chips


Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet potato biscuits are a staple in the American south but not so much here in New England. It only makes sense that I'd attempt to bake them since I'm a huge fan of adding fruits and vegetables to anything and I'm so glad I did. This is where biscuit meets dessert. A perfect combination of sweetness, spice and… Continue reading Sweet Potato Biscuits


Hermit Bars

Sometimes when a loved one dies, the family disperses their belongings, not because of greed but so that there's something tangible to remember them by. I received the afghan when my grandfather passed away last month. It’s been in the family since I can remember and even before that. The crocheted blanket can be seen… Continue reading Hermit Bars


Autumn cookies

I am definately a creature of habit. I've wanted to add a new recipe to the blog, really I have, but we've had our usual goodies for the past couple weeks. Things like peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, chicken pot pie, chicken soup, and bison and cheese with mushrooms and mayonnaise. But last night I… Continue reading Autumn cookies