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Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake — THE Dessert you have been looking for! (Part 1 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

***THANKSGIVING DESSERT RECIPE ALERT***

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my vault of recipes that never make there way to the light of the blog!

You know these recipes must good, or else there is NO way I would stop and share. Maybe they will help bring a little “slow-down” to your days – so ready or not, here they come! Continue reading

Oven Roasted Autumn Squash with Candied Bacon & Fresh Herbs ((another Sinkology recipe!!))

I have always loved November, and when I say “loved” in mean LOVED! That constant chill in the air, the perfect balance between days with bright blue skies and gray, dark cloudy skies, an endless string of sweater weather and then there is the food. Those family recipe favorites don’t appear nearly enough throughout the year, but in November – they come back in all of their delectable, comforting glory. Continue reading

Oven Roasted ((Brown-Sugared)) Butternut Squash with Bacon and Fresh Herbs

If all sides were judged solely for appearance, this one would be the all around winner. I mean really, can there BE a prettier side dish ((said in the best Chandler Bing voice ever)). The color of the herb seasoned butternut squash, coated in a light brown sugar crust & adorned with beautiful crispy bright red bits of sweet and salty candied applewood smoked bacon – this dish SCREAMS “Serve me at your Thanksgiving AND Christmas Feasts!! ((please))”. Continue reading

Pecan Fingers – A vintage recipe that earned “Keeper” status decades ago!

A few weeks ago, mom cookie pie bars made these for the Schuermann Family. She made them because she knew they were one of Ken and Alice’s favorite. As I took the first bite, I remembered how delicious these treats are and thought to myself “Why haven’t I made these??”. That mental whisper was quickly followed by a directive: “You will be making these and sharing them with the world ((via Food for a Year – however small that world may be)). Because, what the world needs now is this cookie bar perfection.”

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Mom’s Simple Cranberry Salad

Well, mom told me it came from Laura’s mom – but since Laura’s mom is a mom and the cranberry salad is so very simple, I will still call it “Mom’s Simple Cranberry Salad”. But what you really need to know, besides it’s simplicity and mom origins, is that is tastes REALLY good! And — I bet at least one ingredient will surprise you!

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Dear Alice, and a recipe for Orange Candied Walnuts

Dear Alice,

A little bit over four weeks ago we were making plans. Looking through all of your cookbooks and mapping out our treats for Perry Christmas. The bread pudding with almond paste and raspberry sauce has been one we have talked about for years, and true to form – we talked all about it again.

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Cake ((from a mix — a homemade mix))

I am telling you — this on hand homemade bulk cake mix is my new best friend. Not really my BEST friend, but WOW I sure am enjoying it! Have you taken the time to make pre-make this mix yet?? If not, it is not too late – simply click this link to find out everything you need to know about making your own bulk cake mix.

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