so for Thanksgiving this year, I decided to make a “traditional” dessert, but with slight modifications. it was pecan tartlets…the classic “pecan pie” but made in mini tart pans. it was an absolutely delectable dish. I loved that I found a recipe where it wasn’t overly sweet, but had just the right amount of sweetness. … More southern pecan tartlets
in the event that you are still thinking about things to make, bake or create 😉 — here are a few last minute ideas for your thanksgiving day: if you have overripe bananas — make this banana bread for breakfast. if you forgot to leave out the butter, but want to bake something quick- choose these doughnuts. … More thanksgiving last minute ideas
when you’re looking for something small, not-overly-sweet, but will still make you smile – then these doughnuts are for you. sour cream mini doughnuts slightly modified from my recipes, “Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts“ ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon … More sour cream mini doughnuts.
I was never a huge fan of pumpkin. it was a vegetable I would more tolerate than actually request. but I’ve actually begun to really appreciate it for breakfast, brunch, and even just roasted with some olive oil for a perfect side dish. yet, one classic pumpkin dish, (hint: its readily available at Thanksgiving) has always … More pumpkin tarts.
there are so many ways to enjoy pears this season and I found a dessert recipe that is pear perfect. 🍐 the pretty blog’s caramel, pecan and pear lattice pie. I was intrigued this recipe used cake flour, egg, and room temperature butter for the crust (because typical pie crust recipes require cold ingredients, no eggs, and I’ve never seen … More caramel pear and pecan mini pies
I found a pumpkin maple muffin 🎃 recipe on the nytimes cooking site that’s perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch. I added a little extra to this already delicious recipe, but it’s a win-win. here’s how I made it: first, this recipe calls for pumpkin puree and I didn’t have the canned version BUT I did have an actual pumpkin (that … More pumpkin maple muffins with sauteed apple filling
so, I’m hosting a cookie exchange with some friends very soon. and as you know (or may not know), a cookie exchange is a great way to get together with friends during the holidays and enjoy each other’s baking. each guest bakes a batch of a cookie of their choice, and then everyone gets to … More a perfect cookie exchange