Category Archive: Fall

Oct 07

Apple cupcakes with cinnamon marshmallow frosting

Last weekend we visited a local apple orchard and picked some apples right of the trees. Well, we picked about six before it started raining and we headed to the farm market to buy a bag of pre-picked ones.

Sep 29

Apple, brie and spinach quesadillas

Everyone knows quesadillas are delicious. But sometimes they need to be changed up a bit.

Sep 28

Caramel apple oatmeal cookies

Whenever I'm at the grocery store, I like to peruse the baking aisle. Even if I'm not really planning on making anything, I like to dream about cookies and cakes and all things delicious.

Sep 27

Sweet potato raviolis with lemon-sage brown butter

Happy autumn, everyone! I feel like I got a late start this year, as I spent the last couple of weeks on vacation in places where it's eternal summer. Typically I like to start cooking fall recipes the day after Labor Day.

Nov 24

Upside-down caramel-apple muffins

Upside-down caramel-apple muffins!

Another upside-down fruit-topped baked treat? Yes. Yes, it is. I guess I’ve just been in an upside-down cake kind of mood lately.

Nov 23

Pumpkin gnocchi with sage brown butter

Pumpkin gnocchi with sage brown butter!

Every now and then, it’ll occur to me that I should try to cook something that isn’t breakfast or dessert. Meals that include things like meat and vegetables really aren’t my forte. So in the past, my efforts at dinner-ish food have had mixed results. But that doesn’t stop me from trying!

Nov 20

Cinnamon pear upside-down cake

Pear cinnamon cake!

You know, I’ve never been much of a pear eater. I’m not sure why; I like them just fine. I just never think to buy them. A couple times a year, though, some pears arrive on my doorstep, courtesy of my homeboys Harry and David. I usually try really hard to eat them all before …

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Nov 17

Pumpkin cinnamon rolls with brown sugar glaze

Pumpkin rolls with brown sugar icing!

I’ve been thinking a lot about cinnamon rolls lately. Why? Well, duh — because they’re delicious! I’ve been really wanting to bake up some cinnamon rolls, or sticky buns, or my absolute favorite orange rolls. But I have a hard time justifying making any food that I can’t put in the blog. And since it’s …

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Nov 15

Pumpkin roll with cream cheese filling


OK, everyone. I’ve found it – the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving.

Nov 10

Herbed turkey cutlets with apple gravy


Cooking a turkey always sounds like such a production. Brine it overnight, cook it for hours, etc. What if I want turkey tonight? Like, in a couple of hours? And what if I just want to feed a couple of people, not a small army?

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