Monthly Archives : September 2015

Petite Spiced Pumpkin Scones


Petite Spiced Pumpkin Scones { options } I like options, that’s no secret. So this pumpkin scones recipe has two schmooey options. First, a nice maple schmooey that screams fall. Second, an anise schmooey for those of you that want to wake up your taste buds a bit. This latter schmooey adds a nice kick to the smooth, warm flavors of the…

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{ pecan + tart cherry autumn granola }


cherry + pecan autumn granola { pretend sweater time } Somewhere, people are putting on sweaters. Thick, wooly, itchy sweaters. And socks so dense they need to go up a shoe size. These people are thinking about mittens and sleds, knowing that they’re not too far off into the future. As I’m typing this, those same people are prepping all-day-in-the-oven stews, filling the…

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Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies


I know, I know. Just what the world needs…another ‘the world’s best’ chocolate chip cookie recipe. But in fact, that’s exactly what we need. When was the last time you took a bite of a chocolate chip cookie and then went and had a crappy day? Or sunk your teeth into a still warm, ooey gooey cookie and it didn’t…

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Fresh Fig + Toasted Pecan Fall Salad


fresh fig + toasted pecan fall salad { ahhh } I can feel fall…it’s just a stone’s-through away. Things just sound different right now…maybe it’s the lack of fans blowing, AC’s humming and kids squealing down the street because they’re all blissfully back in school. It feels and sounds like the seasons are changing. Let’s not talk about the fact that the…

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Thai Thai Scones


I have been thinking, musing, daydreaming and jotting down ideas about this scone for months. When my tai tai’s (read little bits about my tai tai’s here and here) were coming for a visit this summer I wanted to do something special for them. A little culinary gift, if you will. I thought this Thai Thai Scone would be that…

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Breakfast Crack Cookies


Ahhh…you know what that sound is? Do you hear it? It’s the last of my kids starting school. I love love love summer. I love spending time with my kids, hanging out, no schedules. But by the end of August, projects aren’t getting done, bank accounts are depleted and I’m ready to get back into some sort of a routine.…

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