Let Them Eat Boozey Cake – Pumpcan Pecan Maple Bourbon Bundt Cake!

I got a crazy idea that I wanted to make a bundt cake using maple bourbon but had no occasion for which I needed a bourbon cake until...Christmas! Since my people are very fond of pumpkin and pecans, the end result was a pumpkin pecan maple bourbon cake and it is good. Give it a try and see what you think. You don't need to wait for next Christmas. It is great in a random Monday. How can you go wrong with cake, booze and pumpkin? Pumpkin Pecan Maple Bourbon Bundt Cake For the cake: 1 Boxes … [Read more...]

Pasta with Pumpkin, Pine Nuts and Canadian Bacon

I may have mentioned once or twice that I love pumpkins.  I love the way they look and I love the way the taste.  I got some pumpkins for my porch to welcome fall. I also used some pumpkin in my cooking for the week.  A new recipe I found and adapted  was our Sunday dinner.  I found the original recipe on Cozi which I have been using to get organized.  I changed the recipe and made it my own.  Give it a try, you might like it too! Pasta with Pumpkin, Canadian Bacon and Pine … [Read more...]

Tastes Like Autumn – Pumpkin Soup!

Did I mention that I love pumpkin?  It's a bonus that pumpkin is a nutritional powerhouse.  It is packed with vitamin A, has a fair amout of fiber, is a good source of beta carotene, has more potassium than bananas and is a good source of vitamin C. Since summer is oficially over and fall has begun, I celebrated by making a pot of pumpkin soup!  It is really easy to make and tasty too. The oats make it thick and creamy without the cream.  It is savory with a slightly sweet finish and is … [Read more...]

Om So Good – Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats

  I have been making overnight oats for my breakfast.  I like these for a few reasons - they are a cold alternative to hot cereal; they include protein, carbohydrates and fiber to keep you full;  and you can make them the night before for a no hassel breakfast in the morning. I started making them with bananas and berries this summer.  Now that it is autumn my love for pumpkin has re-emerged.  Here is the most recent rendition of the recipe.  I made this for my breakfast on the way to … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday

I can't think of anything that makes me think of fall more than pumpkin. I like all things pumpkin - pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup - you get the idea. I received a suger pie pumpkin and some delicata squash recently in my organic farm box. The box included a recipe for pumpkin soup and the inspiration for todays meatless Monday recipe was born. Roasted Pumpkin and Delicata Squash Soup Serves 4 1 Sugar Pie or other eating … [Read more...]