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Jet Puffed Candy Corn Marshmallows, reviewed

Jet Puffed Candy Corn Marshmallows, reviewed

Candy corn is a seasonal staple in the fall and, whether you like the triangular fondant candies or not, there is no doubt that you will recognize them instantly when you see them. Their signature orange and yellow colors are┬ástriking and many people – from large brands to individuals, like me – use them as inspiration to create other seasonal sweets. For instance, my Candy ... Read More »

Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter

Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour and Butter

You can make pie all year round, but the fall is really pie season. The weather is cool enough that the butter won’t melt while you’re working with it to make a crust and you’ll want to warm up your kitchen with extended periods of baking. The fact that your house will smell amazing while you’re making your pies is a bonus. Pies are not ... Read More »

Greek Yogurt Pumpkin Bread

Greek Yogurt Pumpkin Bread

The problem with pumpkin breads is that a lot of them don’t taste that much like pumpkin. They tend to taste like cinnamon, sugar and pumpkin pie spice. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, as a good spice bread can be absolutely amazing, but pumpkin has a subtle natural sweetness that can get lost when you start piling in too many additional flavors and it ... Read More »

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Scotchies

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Scotchies

During the fall, people who haven’t baked all summer turn on the oven and stock up on flour. It’s a season to bake cakes and pies – which are delicious, but which also aren’t all that easy to eat when you’re looking for a treat that you can snack on around the house. Cookies are always a good option when it comes to snackable sweets, ... Read More »

Nestle Tollhouse Pumpkin Spice Chips, reviewed

Nestle Tollhouse Pumpkin Spice Chips, reviewed

Pumpkin spice is the flavor of fall, so I wasn’t surprised to see that Nestle released some limited edition TollHouse Pumpkin Spice Baking Chips this season as a neat way to spice up your holiday baking. I assumed that flavors like cinnamon, ginger and cloves would be highlighted in these chips, so I was surprised to get a whif of freshly baked pumpkin pie when ... Read More »

Pumpkin Gutter

Pumpkin Gutter

I love carving pumpkins around Halloween. The carving itself is a lot of fun and it is very rewarding to see your work light up for the first time. The least fun part of carving pumpkins is gutting them. Pumpkins are sticky and messy on the inside, and while it is a lot of fun to play with that goop when you’re a kid (and ... Read More »

No-Churn Halloween Cookies n’ Cream Ice Cream

No-Churn Halloween Cookies n' Cream Ice Cream

Cookies n’ cream is an ice cream flavor that never goes out of season, and seems to taste just as good in January as it does in August. It’s generally made with a vanilla ice cream base, to which plenty of crushed Oreos or similar sandwich cookies are churned in. Nabisco has been releasing Oreos in all kinds of unusual flavors lately, from Lemon to ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Apple Pie is clearly a dessert dish, and while I’m happy to serve myself a slice of leftover pie for breakfast every now and then, I’m not likely to bake a pie specifically to eat with my morning coffee. Apple Pie Scones, on the other hand, sound like a great breakfast option. These were baked by Wild Wild Whisk and they are stuffed with a ... Read More »

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