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Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake

There’s something about a good bundt cake that’s so appealing. I wonder if it’s the promise of several pieces accompanying my morning coffee the next day that I enjoy so much… This little number has pumpkin purée, maple syrup and lots of spices. It’s topped off with a thick maple […]

Thanksgiving Pie Roundup

Thanksgiving Pie Roundup

If there’s one holiday associated with pie it’s gotta be Thanksgiving! I rounded up of some of my favorite recipes from my kitchen and across the web. If you have a pie you’d like to include, let me know in the comments below! I loved these apple hand pies. Freshly made […]

Spiral Vegetable Tart

Spiral Vegetable Tart

    Spiral Vegetable Tart I wanted to make a vegetable tart so I got all my ingredients including tons of beautiful veggies from the market on my shopping day. I was imagining an artful composition of eggplant, asparagus, heirloom carrots etc. HOWEVER, when it came to actually make the […]

Walnut Maple Cake

Walnut Maple Cake

A LONG time a go I made a maple cake at my mom’s house and it was delicious, memorable even, and not just because it’s fun to bake with her. I decided to make another but wanted to mix it up a bit so I added toasted walnuts, a maple […]

Rose Apple Tarts

Rose Apple Tarts

  Rose Apple Tarts Sweet apples with a zing of lemon in a french cookie shell make for a captivating treat. These mini tarts are not difficult to make but the technique really makes a great impression and the taste is amazing… Servings 12 tarts Author jkanell Ingredients Pâte Sucrée […]

Chicken Pot Potatoes

Chicken Pot Potatoes

  Chicken Pot Potatoes Ingredients For the Potatoes 6 large baking potatoes aged cheddar for the top flat leaf parsley corsely chopped For the Chicken Pot Pie Filling: 2 whole chicken breasts bone-in, skin-on (4 split) 1/2 cup olive oil black pepper freshly ground 5 cups chicken stock preferably homemade […]

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

A flakey butter crust, pecans, maple syrup, honey, brown sugar and bourbon combine to make what I consider the perfect pecan pie! This was one of the desserts where I had a piece, walked away, had another piece, thought about my healthy but uneaten lunch then had another piece. I […]

Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies

Apple Hand Pies Ingredients For the Crust: 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 cup unsalted butter very cold 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup ice water For the Filling: 2 tbs lemon juice freshly squeezed 3 lbs baking apples (Golden Delicious, Cortland, or Mutsu) 2/3 cups sugar […]

S’mores Cake

S’mores Cake

  S’mores Cake A graham cracker cake, lots of chocolate and amazing home made marshmallow fluff combine to make a sure to please treat. Course Dessert Cuisine American Prep Time 40 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes Servings 8 people Author jkanell Ingredients For the […]

Red White and Blue Cake

Red White and Blue Cake

I made this patriotic petal cake to celebrate our election day! No matter what your beliefs, exercising the right to vote is one of our most important duties as citizens. SO… what better way to honor our democratic process than with a light an moist vanilla cake covered in red white […]