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The Great Pumpkin, spicy roasted seeds

Every year around autumn time, when I roam the pumpkin patch, I think of the classic Peanuts animated special, “The Great Pumpkin.” In this Halloween episode, Linus hopes for a visit by the great pumpkin and there is some light hearted fright based around the so called, Great Pumpkin. 219 more words


Perfect Pumpkin Biscotti

If you’ve been following along for a while you know I’ve been testing pumpkin biscotti recipes.  They abound!

My issue with most of them is with the addition of pumpkin puree the cookies become too cakey and loose the ‘crispness’ of a true biscotti.   437 more words

Cookies And Biscotti

National Cake Decorating Day

Today is National Cake Decorating Day…an awesome day to consider cake decorating as a new hobby….try a new frosting or cake recipe…surf online for new recipes and ideas and techniques …sponsor or enter a cake decorating competition… 249 more words

Sweet, Sweet Sunday

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

With October in full swing, my family was assertive in their desire for me to bake my pumpkin chocolate chip bread. And loving baked goods myself, I couldn’t very well refuse them! 352 more words

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No-Bake Pumpkin Brownie Bars with Cashew Cream Icing

It’s that time of the year again when pumpkin takes over the world! From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin tortilla chips…the seasonal pumpkin creations are absolutely endless! 400 more words


Chocolate Revel Bars

Time to lick the pot clean!!

Butter, sugar, baking soda, eggs, vanilla, flour plus oats make the base and topping.

Base pressed into 15 x 10-inch pan waiting for chocolate topping. 238 more words


SCRUPMTIOUS SIDES! Pumpkin Cornbread

Now, I know I said I would keep Scrumptious Sides to 5 ingredients or less, but I had to make an exception for this. It’s practically impossible to come up with a delicious, gluten-free, allergen-friendly cornbread recipe with just 5 ingredients. 589 more words

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