Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pumpkin Hazelnut Biscotti

Fall recipes and comfort food are my obsession lately, especially pumpkin.   I live in a neighborhood with lots of children.  Halloween decorations are everywhere with jack-o-lanterns in all the windows,  orange lights in the trees and pumpkins on everyone’s … Continue reading

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Cooking with Beer: Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Beer Dough

After making Pumpkin Beer Waffles, I had 1/2 can of leftover pumpkin & 1/2 a bottle of wheat beer in the fridge.   Since the weather is cooler, I’m back into baking.   I decided on No-Knead Beer Bread with … Continue reading

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Cooking with Beer: Pumpkin Beer Waffles

One of my friends is a home brewer & they have introduced me to craft beers.   I’ve never been a big beer drinker, except in college & only then because it was the only thing I could afford.   … Continue reading

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Spicy Chocolate: Chocolate Diablo Cookies

I am an absolute ‘freak’ for anything spicy, so when it also includes chocolate you can count me in.   During an episode on Cooking Channel, they were highlighing a food truck that served ‘Chocolate Diablo Cookies’.   My ears … Continue reading

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Frugal Gourmet: 39 Spice Hummus

A friend and I ride our bikes a lot on a local trail that is a 41-mile long converted train track.   It is really beautiful since it runs through the woods along a river.  The change of seasons is … Continue reading

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