Fall Orange Ginger Cookies

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Hello fall!  It’s been a little while since I’ve posted but I came back just in time to start celebrating that wonderful but busy time of each year.

I’ve been interested in expanding on flavors and this time tried out a combo I wasn’t too familiar with.  For whatever reason, I wanted to do something with orange flavoring but not just plain orange.  After a little bit of research, I found out that ginger is an excellent flavor pairing.  Truthfully, it works out really well considering it is fall now and the flavor combination really suits this time of year.  Move over pumpkin spice, it’s orange ginger time. Continue reading

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A Pumpkin Pie to Never Forget – Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

One of the most notable pies around this time of year is the Pumpkin Pie. In fact, it’s so synonymous with Thanksgiving that there are pictures of this delicious creation everywhere you look. Since that’s the case, we decided to take this special pie and make it even more special.
The pumpkin pie that so many are used to is the original version. It has the spices, the sugar, the evaporated milk, and the pumpkin. And there is no doubting it – it really is an exceptionally tasty treat. However, sometimes it’s nice to “spice” things up a bit and make things a little more interesting. That’s why, we decided to take the next best thing in life next to sliced bread and add it in. That’s right – we’re talking about chocolate-the sweet smoothness that just seems to make everything better.

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So grab your spatulas and let’s get baking!

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First Pie for Pievember – Introducing Cranberry Apple Pie!

We wanted to start Pievember off with something with a little sass to it.  This pie is filled with delicious Macoun apples, fresh cranberries, and a little touch of orange.  Brown sugar adds a touch of sweetness to help counter balance the tanginess from the included fruit.  To us, this could be considered a true harvest pie since it incorporates multiple elements of fall. Cranberry Apple Pie Baked Don’t steer away from making it either – we’ve made sure to include ingredients that can be found at any local food store and the composition of the pie itself is few in ingredients. So let’s get started! Continue reading