Pumpkin Pudding Brule

Pumpkin pie may be the tradition at this time of the year but pumpkin pudding can be a quick to finish option when time is of the essence and this week in particular that is perfect for me. Make in advance, keep in the fridge and finish just before serving. Double quick if you have […]

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Pumpkin Ginger Thyme Orzo

An Italian friend of mine calls orzo “baby food”. It does however make a very nice side dish or full meal, especially for someone dealing with a sore mouth….me. I really enjoyed the full flavour of the fresh ginger when most everything else around me was pretty bland but you could cut it down if […]

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Pumpkin Sage Biscuits

When making cheese or yoghurt there is always lovely whey left over and a question pops up. Is there something I can do with it? Some people see whey as a byproduct that fits nicely down the sink but there are many health benefits to incorporating whey into other things you will be doing anyway. […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Mummies or not

Ghouls and goblins, zombies and mummies! It is that time of  year and what better flavour to take to the chocolate dish than pumpkin and cheesecake, together? These little morsels can be finished off as a Thankgiving treat or made to look like all the crypts in the Valley of the Kings have been opened. […]

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Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Cold nights make for warming suppers. It could be hockey practice or football game or even a night out Trick or Treating. Kids of any age will enjoy coming in from the cold to a tasty hot meal baking in the oven, filling a home with delicious aroma that signals dinner is ready. This version […]

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Pumpkin Pie Shortbread

My Nana’s brown sugar shortbread seemed an ideal starting point for an idea that popped into my head the other day while sorting through some cake pans. Most pumpkin pies already contain brown sugar and although I generally make a thinner cookie with this recipe, the original way to shape shortbread is into slightly thicker […]

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Spiced Apple Cider Vinegar Caramel Apples

Ah, the apple, symbol of almost everything. From the consequences of the temptation of Adam to the jealousies of Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite that sparked the Trojan War. From the Isle of Avalon that holds the Once and Future King while he rests to Iðunn, a Norse Goddess, who cares for the apples which give […]

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Shrunken Rice Krispie Brains

If you have someone in your life that loves the sticky gooey goriness of the season, here is a simple treat, sure to delight your devouring sweet tooth zombie eater. The head and/or the brain are often used to symbolize the mind as it (the mind) was/is thought to reside in the brain. The physical brain is […]

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Chocolate Cauldron Cupcakes

We are getting down to the wire. A fortnight from now, the streets will be filled with a wild and wonderful assortment of other worldly creatures in crazed search of sugar. If you are the type of person who likes to plan ahead or just need something to keep slightly older apprentice witches out of trouble, […]

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Ginger Snap Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

A few weeks ago I started a search on Facebook. ” Sweet and creamy single looking for a delicious exotic companion” is what I think I said. Facebook does not store their posts for very long anymore. I was, in truth, looking for some suggestions for fall ice cream flavours to try with a three ingredient ice cream recipe […]

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