Archives: allspice

Old-Fashioned Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

October 15, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Autumn, Baking, Cakes, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Recipes.

To me, fresh apple cake is the epitome of autumn! A friend gave me a bag of apples from her backyard tree recently so, of course, I had to find something new and delicious to make with them. What I settled on was this recipe for Old-Fashioned Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting. It’s moist, • Read More »

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Applesauce Spice Muffins

September 30, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Applesauce Spice Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Snack.

These moist, spice-flavored muffins are a cinch to whip up and make a nice breakfast treat or after-school snack. I love the muffin’s light nutmeg flavor and simple, old-fashioned goodness. Yumm! I didn’t have fresh nutmeg so I used regular ol’ jarred ground nutmeg. Enjoy! Applesauce Spice Muffins -recipe from Gourmet Magazine, November 2003 Yield: Makes 12 muffins • Read More »

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Dry-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce

August 20, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Mexican, Pork, Recipes, Summer.

This Mexi-inspired recipe will please most tastes (sans vegetarians). The lightly seasoned pork has good flavor without being dominated by the rub, which is a combo of paprika, brown sugar, chile powder and allspice. After I put the rub on the pork, I put it back in the fridge for a few hours while I • Read More »

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Spiced Cranberry Sauce with Zinfandel

November 25, 2009 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Christmas, Condiment, Holidays, Recipes, Sauce, Side Dish, Thanksgiving.

Cranberry sauce is a must-have at any turkey dinner, and every year I like to try out a new recipe. This year, however, I went back to a tried and true recipe that I love: Spiced Cranberry Sauce with Zinfandel. The name may sound fancy but it’s super easy to make. This delicious crimson sauce is lightly • Read More »

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