Pumpkin Custard

Welcome to my most favorite week of the year.  For reasons I can not quite articulate, this week of the year, filled with so many traditions, so much warmth, and so much love, is in my mind, simply the best. And, speaking of traditions... I am a sucker for pumpkin pie.  It has always been … Continue reading Pumpkin Custard

Pork and White Bean Chili

This is a tomato-less chili.  Yup - absolutely tomato free.  To be honest, I didn’t think it could be done.  I mean, chili without tomatoes?  Blasphemy!  But, the ingredient list in this original recipe intrigued me so I just had to give it a try. Confession:  When it comes to trying a new soup/stew/chili recipe … Continue reading Pork and White Bean Chili

Pumpkin Mini Muffins

There is no doubt that pumpkins are officially in season!  Everywhere you look – pumpkin coffee, pumpkin breads and muffins, pumpkin pies, even pumpkin beer.  And because these deliciously flavored goodies are only available in the fall, it makes indulging in the seasonal flavor that much more tempting. Below is a yummy recipe for pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Mini Muffins