Pumpkin Soup with Apple-Cranberry Relish and Spicy Pepitas

  Pumpkin Soup with Apple Cranberry Relish, and Spicy Pepitas is a delicious recipe for fall or winter – especially for when your soul needs a little comfort food. It’s the perfect thing for the weather that’s been forecasted around these parts, which looks like it’s going to be remarkably chilly. When the weather outside looks frightful, […]


Fresh Apple and Toasted Walnut Cake with Warm Apple Cider and Brandy Sauce

How about a dessert that celebrates the goodness of the fall harvest? This Fresh Apple Toasted Walnut Cake is so delicious it had me dreaming about making another one, as soon as the first one was gone. It is dense and moist, crisp and crunchy, all at the same time. And what could smell more […]


Thanksgiving-Worthy Salad: Apple-Pear Salad with Maple Pecan Bacon

I went to a slumber party with my wonderful girlfriends, and came home with the salad of my dreams: Apple-Pear Salad with Maple Pecan Bacon in a Cranberry Vinaigrette!  OK, the truth is, nearly all of us bugged out after Bible study, dinner, and the hot tub, and went home to sleep in our own […]