Cinnamon-spiced pumpkin cookies with Hershey kisses pressed into the centers. You can use any flavor kiss you like but in keeping with the spirit of the cookie and the season I highly recommend the pumpkin spice flavored version – if you can find them. The pumpkin spice kisses have white chocolate in the centers with a pumpkin spice coating on the outside. They are best… [Read more]
Skillet chicken with a lemon-infused garlic broth accented by fresh oregano. It’s perfect served with rice to help sop up the fragrant juices. This comes together in a snap. Onion and whole garlic cloves are sautéed before chicken cutlets, chicken broth and an entire lemon is thrown into the mix. A 12-minute simmer and dinner is served.
Old-fashioned pumpkin pie gets a new lease on life with the help of cheesecake. Traditional pumpkin pie and cheesecake fillings are layered atop a flaky pie crust. You’ll never look at pumpkin pie the same way again. And that’s a good thing. All by itself pumpkin pie is kind of, sort of, a yawn fest. It’s not that I hate it. Not at all. Let’s… [Read more]
Chocolate chips, coconut flakes and coconut milk come together to make this day-dreamy, unforgettable cake. It was love at first sight. One look at the toasty-coconut, chocolate-dotted topping and I was a complete goner. It was a vision I couldn’t erase from my mind. I had to make it immediately or do nothing else, even knowing love at first sight doesn’t always transfer to love… [Read more]
Oven-fried chicken cutlets topped with ham and Swiss cheese with a creamy, three-ingredient mustard sauce. Chicken cordon bleu. . . cheater-style. I say this is for cheaters because traditionally cordon bleu has ham and Swiss stuffed inside the chicken. I’m not the only one cheating. I ate in a fancy inn-style restaurant recently where the chef made chicken cordon bleu just like this with the… [Read more]
I baked you this lovely pumpkin bread infused with the zingy flavor of ground ginger and topped with a maple syrup glaze. A task for my monthly Baking Partners Group to celebrate October and all things pumpkin. Pumpkin loves ginger and ginger loves it right back. A happy marriage. I couldn’t help but add a little cinnamon and vanilla extract to the mix. It’s just… [Read more]