Category: Thanksgiving

Pumpkin Dream Dessert Delight

Your Pumpkin Dream is made of this dessert and you need it NOW!  Layers, Layer & Layers of Pumpkin Dream Delights! It all starts with a buttery and delicious graham cracker crust, baked to perfection.  Next bring on a rich and creamy cheesecake layer, with just a bit of tang …

Pumpkin Butter

OK… I have a sad story about pumpkin butter.  As I am sure you know by now I am a BIG, BIG pumpkin fan.  One of my most favorite pumpkin treats is pumpkin butter, but when I went to buy some the other day at Trader Joes they were out! …

Pumpkin Espresso Bundt

Pumpkin + Espresso makes me a happy girl.  And yes, I know it is only September but in my world it is pumpkin time.  I mean honestly it is pumpkin time all the time to me but I can at least now post it and it seem somewhat “normal”. Pumpkin, …

Easy Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies are my mom’s most favorite cookie.  Anytime I ask her what she wants for her birthday or a holiday treat she says shortbread…and these are her MOST FAVORITE recipe. What makes them so special? First thing is the Vanilla Bean Paste.  It adds a true vanilla flavor to …

Spiced Molasses Sandwich Cookies

I have a new favorite cookie… Spiced Molasses Sandwich Cookies!  Trust me… you will LOVE them! The perfect blend The cookie itself is quite sweet, especially with the course sugar, but the pumpkin-butter buttercream is the perfect balance.  It is just a little sweet with a good bit of spice …

Pumpkin-Butter Buttercream

The Holidays call for 2 things in my book… pumpkin and buttercream. One of my favorite pumpkin treats is Trader Joes Pumpkin Butter.  It is a little sweet with a little spice making it AMAZING!   When you add it to this buttercream recipe it is AMAZING! Not your normal filling …

a dressing like no other

Are you a stuffing or dressing person?  Are you a cornbread or bread dressing person?   We are cornbread people here.  Well I am here to tell you I have another option for all my die hard cornbread dressing friends.  Trust me it is AMAZING! An apple a day… The old …

I could eat these everyday

I think if I could only eat one thing for the rest if my life it might just be mashed potatoes.  I LOVE THEM that much, especially this new mashed potato recipe.  Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes.  They are loaded with tons a flavor, they are rich and creamy. It’s a family …

Pumpkin & Espresso have never been so good

OK I know Thanksgiving is just a few days away, but I have one more pumpkin recipe that is a MUST MAKE.  This bundt cake will be a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving week. Pumpkin, please I love pumpkin anything and everything, and I can eat pumpkin anytime, especially this …

The Star of the Table

let’s talk TURKEY When we first started talking about this Early Thanksgiving Dinner my brother said he wanted to smoke the turkey.  I was thrilled…I couldn’t wait.  He had smoked one last year for our family Thanksgiving and it was good, but he said he wanted to make it even …