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Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream


Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream. Did you get that? There’s a heavy hand of bourbon in this cake and it’s a lovely thing. And I have a strong affection for alliteration. So there’s that. Let’s just get this out of the way first: Yes, yes indeed you can make this cake without alcohol. I’ll tell you how…

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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting


Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting + Husband’s The Cook Cookbook Giveaway! Nothing gives me greater joy than sharing this recipe for Pumpkin Cupcakes with Chai Frosting from my dear friends, Adam and Ryan’s cookbook Husbands That Cook: More Than 120 Irresistible Vegetarian Recipes and Tales from Our Tiny Kitchen.    GIVEAWAY CLOSED!! Actually, I’m feeling equally joyful that I get…

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Travel | Argentina


This is part of a two-part post on my trip to Argentina with Lucini Italia to meet the growers (and learn more about) their Everyday Extra Virgin Olive OIl. Part One has the recipe for Dark Chocolate Alfajores With Olive Oil Dulce De Leche that was inspired by the trip. Part Two (here) is all about where we went and stayed…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Mini Cakes With Spiced Maple Glaze


Good morning friends! I hope your fall has been good to you so far. I have been obsessed with making all things pumpkin, have you noticed? I was thinking these sweet mini cakes would be perfect for a Thanksgiving table or for finishing a holiday dinner with friends + family. Can you picture it? I am super excited about this…

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Double Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Muffins


Hi friends! I hope this finds you well. We’re going to do a quickie today because I wanted to get this chocolate pumpkin recipe to you + participate in the Virtual Pumpkin Party that Sara from Cake Over Steak throws every year. And I had an intense craving for some swirly muffins…so here they are! Sending heaps of love and…

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Spiced Apple Cake With Brown Butter Buttercream


I’m starting to think I have a tendency to overdo things just a wee bit. I really just wanted to make an easy, one-layer apple cake. I was picturing a light dusting of powdered sugar over the top. A snack cake. We could eat it for breakfast…lunch…dinner…snacks in between. Nobody would judge us because the name implies (insists?) we eat…

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Cranberry Pecan Baked Apples


We’re not making baked apples nearly as often as we should. I know this. For a fact. It’s just not a go-to dessert and I’d like to change that. First, because it is next-level deliciousness. Second, because it’s one of the easiest desserts you’ll ever make. I’m proposing these cranberry pecan baked apples as a sweet treat to get us through until…

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Halloween Candy Cookies


First, let me just say these candy cookies are life changing. Who else always has a ton of leftover Halloween candy? If I don’t buy too much candy to hand out, then my kids bring home ridiculous amounts of candy that haunts us for weeks and sometimes months. Dentists say it’s better to OD on candy over a few days rather than every…

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Brown Butter Pumpkin Donuts


I really resisted the whole baked donut thing. For a long time. Cast them aside as imposters. Heretics. Then one day as I was mindlessly perusing Bed, Bath & Beyond I spied a donut tin heaped on top of a messy pile of towels and tooth brush holders and shower caps. I held it up and inspected it. I had visions of me…

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins


I was at the doctor the other day and he spent 45 minutes trying to convince me to go vegan. To ward off inflammation. Do you think this is what he had in mind? These apple cinnamon muffins are so easy + delicious, it breaks down like this… Whip up your wet ingredients (think buttermilk, sour cream, eggs + oil)…

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Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Cider


I was completely inspired by Half Baked Harvest’s maple apple cider recipe in which she uses a slow cooker to make it. I was so inspired, that I got up off of my arse and played around with the recipe a bit. I have four apple trees so fasten your seatbelts…there are quite a few more apple recipes coming your way. My…

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{ brussel sprout slaw }


brussel sprout slaw bacon + lemony garlicky dressing + parmesan This one is going to be a quickie…just wanted to share for those of you that haven’t yet picked all of your Thanksgiving sides. This one is perfect…it’s super easy and quick to put together and it’s kinda healthy. Kinda. { brussel sprout slaw } Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 1.25 pounds of thick-cut…

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{ persimmon salsa }


persimmons what to do…what to do… Every fall my persimmon tree turns the most gorgeous shade of orange.  It overflows with fruit and then it seems that, within weeks, it’s a naked and barren Charlie Brown-like tree. It all feels very quick. And every year, I haven’t the foggiest idea of what to do with my persimmons. The tree is by far…

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