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Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Last weekend was Halloween and I not only got to carve some pumpkins, but I enjoyed making roasted pumpkin seeds, as well. There are many ways to enjoy pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, and these recipes will give you some inspiration in case you find yourself with a surplus that needs to be put to good use. Many cookie recipes benefit from the crunch that some ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Are you a candy corn fan? Whether you love or hate the polarizing fondant candies, you can’t argue that they have become something of a symbol of the season. Pixelated Provisions put together a stunning Candy Corn Cake that makes a fine addition to any Halloween party. The cake features three different rings of batter – orange, yellow and white – so that every single ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

I have a big soft spot for churros and, while I can make them at home, they are a treat that I see more often at fairs and theme parks. The next time youare in the mood for a churro, try making Barbara Bakes‘ Churro Cream Puffs. These fluffy cream puffs are topped with a cinnamon sugar coating that makes them taste just like a ... Read More »

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Bites from other Blogs

You’ve probably seen pumpkin ales on store shelves this season. Cooking A La Mel used some of this seasonal brew to make a Pumpkin Ale Pumpkin Roll, putting a sophisticated twist on a classic fall dessert. The pumpkin cake is seasoned with cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg, along with pumpkin puree and a generous pour of pumpkin ale. After baking, it is rolled up with ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Pumpkin bread is now in season and I’m always on the lookout for delicious variations on the standard recipe. Flour and Fancy has a recipe for Brown Butter Honey Pumpkin Bread that sounds like it would be a great addition to any fall baking lineup. The loaf is sweetened with both honey and sugar, with the honey adding flavor as well as sweetness to the ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

As summer turns into fall, we move away from summer berries (for the most part, as I am not going to turn down some late-season strawberries!) and towards fall flavors like apples, pumpkin spice and chocolate. Though the weather was still warm in my area this week, I was feeling the fall spirit and got very inspired by some of these apple-centric recipes. Will Cook ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Now that Labor Day has passed, it seems like the fall baking season has officially begun. While part of me wants to embrace pumpkin spice already, the other part of me can’t get past the fact that it is still very summery outside. I’m straddling the line between seasons with some summer and some fall recipes for this week’s Bites from other Blogs. Cooking Divine ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

You can make delicious pies with all kinds of fruits, though some tend to get used more than others. Grapes are a fruit that is less commonly used as a pie filling, but as Sprinkle with Sale shows, they can be very delicious. These Concord Grape Pies with Thyme and Rye are individual hand pies that are stuffed with a concord grape and fresh thyme ... Read More »

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