Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

If you’re like me and ready to take a break from all the super-sweet treats that are everywhere right now, but still want to get your seasonal pumpkin fix, I have just the thing for you. This warm and savory soup is full of the flavors…

Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Have you carved your pumpkins yet?  If not, get to it; it’s Halloween week!   If you’re ahead of the game, I hope you didn’t throw out the built-in snack. This is the one and only time of year we eat pumpkin seeds so it’s…

Bloody Broken Glass Cupcakes

Bloody Broken Glass Cupcakes

Yes, I know Halloween is over but I just had to add a post about the cupcakes I served for dessert that evening.  After assembling the cupcakes, I have to admit I was quite impressed with myself.  The glass looked so real which made for…

How to Cook a Pumpkin

How to Cook a Pumpkin

I originally posted this last fall but, since I am planning to bake the first pumpkin of this fall season today, I decided to repost this entry: In all the years I have been baking with pumpkin (pies, cakes, muffins, cookies, etc.) I have never,…

Candy Corn Bark

Candy Corn Bark

I put off buying Halloween candy this year because I knew that once it was in the house, the kids and I would consume it like….well, candy. This is especially true of candy corn. It was on sale for $1 a bag and I somehow…

Molded Halloween Candy

Molded Halloween Candy

I found candy molds on sale at Michael’s and decided that I had to have one. If you have never played with these molds, I highly recommend it. This really is no-stress candy making. In fact, I don’t even know that I would qualify this…

Halloween Ghosties!!!

Halloween Ghosties!!!

I’ll just start by saying that I think these little ghosties are adorable! All you do is coat Nutter Butter cookies with candy coating (I used Wilton’s), set them on wax paper until dry, and decorate. The coating process can get a little messy but…