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Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

November 20, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting | Filed in: Autumn, Baking, Cakes, Christmas, Comfort Food, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

Pumpkin admirers will love this moist pumpkin cake. It’s easy to make, not too sweet, and tastes pumpkin pie-ish (only better)! The cake took longer to bake than the recipe states. I had to turn my oven down a bit so it wouldn’t brown too much. Check the cake at 30 minutes and if it’s • Read More »

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Pumpkin Sausage Lasagna

October 1, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Casserole, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes.

For the first day of October, I thought I’d post a pumpkin recipe…seeing as it’s officially pumpkin season now. I made this delicious Pumpkin Sausage Lasagna last night for dinner. While it may not be the prettiest dish (it is a casserole, after all), it definitely is flavorful and it makes a wonderful Autumn meal. • Read More »

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Grilled Chicken with Creamy Pumpkin Mole Sauce

October 18, 2010 | By andrea | 9 Comments | Filed in: Chicken, Grilling/BBQ, Mexican, Recipes, Southwestern.

I love trying new recipes and am intrigued by “twists” on classic dishes. For this reason, I wanted to try out this recipe for Spicy Grilled Chicken with Creamy Pumpkin Mole Sauce. Mole (pronounced mō-lā) is a type of sauce (or dish based on these sauces) that uses chili peppers as the common ingredient. Many moles • Read More »

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Pumpkin & Ginger Pound Cake

November 27, 2009 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Cakes, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Thanksgiving.

  Baking and cooking with pumpkin makes me happy, so I was eager to try this recipe for Pumpkin & Ginger Pound Cake. Let me tell you, it was everything I hoped it would be: moist, deliciously spiced and a great alternative to pumpkin pie. Finely mincing the fresh ginger before adding it to the cake • Read More »

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Pumpkin-Turkey Goulash with Caraway Noodles

November 14, 2009 | By andrea | Comments Off on Pumpkin-Turkey Goulash with Caraway Noodles | Filed in: Chicken, Main Dish, Pasta, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Turkey.

I have to admit that this recipe sounds a little weird. It was originally published in an October issue of Bon Appetit a few years ago and referred to as “ghoulash”, a play on the word goulash. I ran across it when I was looking for a savory recipe that used canned pumpkin. Since I had everything • Read More »

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Pumpkin Spice Bread

October 22, 2008 | By andrea | Comments Off on Pumpkin Spice Bread | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Cakes, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Snack, Thanksgiving.

Since we’re well into Autumn, I decided to try a new pumpkin bread recipe that I found on finecooking.com, one of my fave cooking websites. The recipe gives you the option of making four mini loaves, one large loaf or one bundt cake (and the baking times that each one takes). I chose to make the mini • Read More »

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