Pumpkin Candy Cups

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It’s time for day two of pumpkin week! These are fun little treats to make for Thanksgiving (or really for any reason). They’re shaped like peanut butter cups but with a fun new flavor twist. The combination of rich white chocolate surrounding a smooth and creamy pumpkin pie...

Pumpkin Trifle

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I hope you’re not tired of pumpkin yet! Due to an overabundance of pumpkin recipes I am officially declaring this “pumpkin week” on my blog. Just in time for Thanksgiving! First up is pumpkin trifle and oh my goodness is this good. I had...

Cheesy Apple Quiche

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I got this unique recipe from a local farmer who had a little farmer’s market in the building where I work. Every Friday he and his wife would set up in the lobby, bringing with them lots of inexpensive local produce. Needless to say, I...

"Meals to Take" and a Request for Help – WFMW

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I need your help this week. I’m really excited about something I have planned for the blog, but I definitely can’t do it by myself. This past week, through some conversations with friends, I’ve been thinking about meals that you take to other families. It...

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole

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On Friday I saw the first snow of the season. To be honest, it was a little depressing because I know the cold weather is here to stay. Then I remembered that cold weather means hot chocolate, comfort food, and hot satisfying meals. That helped cheer...

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

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One of my favorite things about pumpkin is that it can be used in such a variety of recipes. It’s wonderful in cookies and breads of course, but it’s also delicious in breakfast form – like in these pumpkin spice pancakes. (It could be...

Works For Me Wednesday – Softening Butter

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This week’s Works for Me Wednesday tip is a simple little tip that has revolutionized my baking. Now maybe everybody else already knows this, but up until a few years ago I had no idea how easy this was - and I can’t be the only...

Carrot Parsnip Soup

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To be honest, I was a little hesitant to share this soup with you. I mean, really….carrot and parsnip soup? Does that even sound appealing?  And has anyone out there ever even eaten a parsnip?  But in the end I realized I just couldn’t...

Black Magic Cream Filled Cupcakes

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I feel like I’ve been missing out when I look at all the cute halloween recipes showing up on my favorite blogs. For some reason, I just don’t normally bake halloween specific things. Maybe it’s because I’ve never been very good at decorating? Well this year...

Works for Me Wednesday – Homemade Chicken Broth

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I think I’m going to start counting how many times I write about how much I love to eat soup in the cold weather. What can I say – I tend to talk about what I like. One thing I love about soup as...