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Spicy Pumpkin Pie

In anticipation of Thanksgiving, I’ve been doing some serious pumpkin pie research. Mostly because I’ve only eaten it once, and had (not surprisingly) never made it before. For these reasons, I was delighted that my first attempt was a resounding success. Custard pies used to scare me, but after making a ton of Indian Pudding […]

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Cranberry-Pineapple Relish

I am not typically a fan of relish, but that was before I knew it could be fruity.  Fruity and refreshing and delicious. Especially when paired with a sharp cheddar and buttery cracker. Courtney made this relish for pre-Thanksgiving snacking, because she had already committed to making the cranberry sauce (our first year having it […]

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Thanksgiving Recap

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving – and that you fell into the same food coma I did come Thursday evening.   I had a great time visiting with my family and counting all of my many blessings. There are a lot of us so we do Thanksgiving “family-style” with all the food set up […]

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Cranberry Lemon Bread

I have been heavy on the pumpkin this fall, so it only seemed fair to add another cranberry recipe to the roster before we switch gears to winter.  I was disappointed to see a lot of cranberry bread recipes calling for canned cranberry sauce.  Say what? I finally found a nut bread recipe in the […]

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Potluck Pumpkin Pie Bites

Every year my work hosts a potluck luncheon in November.  I love a good potluck, so this is right up my alley. My first year I made pumpkin spice cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and handmade chocolate leaves for garnish.  Last year I made a pumpkin trifle with layers of spice cake, pumpkin pudding, toffee pieces, and […]

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9 For Thanksgiving

I would gladly shop for my kitchen instead of myself any day of the week.  When I go to a department store I make a beeline for the home section.  I don’t dream about a wedding dress, I dream about centerpieces and favors.  These things caught my eye recently.  I purchased one of them.  Can […]

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“Pie in the Sky” Thanksgiving Fundraiser

This year I am very excited to participate in the Community Servings “Pie in the Sky” annual Thanksgiving fundraiser. Community Servings is a wonderful organization that provides free home-delivered meals and nutrition programs to Eastern Massachusetts residents in need – specifically homebound individuals and families struggling with HIV/AIDS, cancer or another life-threatening illnesses that has caused them […]

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