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Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Chocolate Cupcakes with Pumpkin Cream Cheese Frosting Chocolate and pumpkin are two great flavors that go really well together, add on pumpkin cream cheese frosting and it’s a win-win! I love Fall, pumpkin and all that goes along with Halloween. Having fun dressing up and the silly fun that follows. This year, I am…

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Jalapeno Stuffed Cornbread with bacon, tamale

Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno, Cheese and Bacon

Cornbread Tamale Bites with Jalapeno Cheese and Bacon Bite sized comfort food! It’s actually cooled off a few nights here and feels like Fall. Well at night it does, it the daytime it’s still in the 80’s. I love Fall, but still have trouble with the whole daylight saving concept. It’s getting dark early, they…

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Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

  Pumpkin Cookies I’d like to introduce you to my new favorite cookie. Not only do they look like pumpkins they taste like the most wonderful pumpkin cookie. I made them based off my Snowball Cookie Recipe, otherwise know as “the Wedding Cookie”.  Mexican Wedding Cookies, Italian Wedding Cookies, you know them, right? These are…

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with Pepitas (shelled roasted and salted pumpkin seeds)

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

  Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Since it’s officially pumpkin time. Well in my house that is what I call it, as soon as mid September hits I think it’s pumpkin time and I’m surprised they haven’t changed October to Pumpkin yet, well I guess that would get confusing.s. I always look forward to “pumpkin time of…

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Halloween Party Menu

Halloween Party ideas and Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili Recipe

When I plan a Halloween party, the first thing I think of is the food. Tell me I’m not the only one. For some it’s the shopping, decorating, or costumes. For me it’s all about the food. This years Halloween Party features my new Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili, I’ve attempted pumpkin chili before with mediocre results. This year…

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Gold Kiwi Mini Upsidedown cakes

Mini Gold Kiwi Upside Down Cakes

Gold Kiwi Upside Down Cakes I love gold Kiwi and look forward to “season” which is from May-Oct. It has a more tropical flavor than the green kiwi that you typically see. The skin is smooth and you can eat it, really it’s not fuzzy. Since this fruit is juicy and delicious and when sliced…

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How to make Shrimp Fra Diavolo Dinner in 30 minutes

Shrimp Fra Diavolo

This is one DELICIOUS dish that should be at the top of everyone’s must make list! Shrimp Fra Diavolo I’ve loved shrimp or as long as I can remember, as well as clams lobster and scallops. I often order seafood when I go out to eat. I typically think to myself, I make chicken at…

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Cookie Monster Cookies

Cookie Monster Cookies

Cookie Monster Cookie Cookie Monster will never go out of style in my book. He’s been a favorite for as long as I can remember. I’m glad to see the same can be said for my son. At first I was a bit surprised to see that my middle schooler wearing a cookie monster shirt…

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cranberry pie

Cranberry Cheesecake Pie

This recipe is the perfect combination of a classic cheesecake with a DELICIOUS kick of cranberries. Perfect for ANY Holiday It may sound like an unusual combination, but just imagine… the tartness of the cranberries and the sweetness of cheesecake all in a wonderfully delicious pie. I just love how pretty pink it turned out….

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Better than Starbucks Pumpkin Scone

It’s PUMPKIN time of year! Yes that should be the official name to this time of year. Have you ever had a pumpkin scone from the coffee house we all know and love? If you have, and wished you could make them yourself, then your in for a treat. I have been told MANY time that…

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