Party Panache, Pumpkin Butternut Squash Holiday Queso Dip

  You won’t believe how easy this showstopper dip is!         Plus, it’s full of festive holiday flavors to delight everyone’s tastebuds, even non veggie eaters! If you don’t tell them, they’ll never guess there are healthy roasted vegetables under all that cheese!         Butternut squash, pumpkin, onion, cheese … Continue reading

Home Decor, Birthday Bouquet Pumpkin

When I learned about this flower arranging technique from ever so clever Mary at Home is Where the Boat is, I immediately put it on my must do list…         I was looking for a container for a bouquet of birthday flowers when I had an “ah ha!”  moment and decided it … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Loaded Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Thank you for all the well wishes and prayers as Hurricane Michael approaches the Gulf Coast… we had a normal, fun, summer like weekend just a few days ago, when Hurricane Michael was barely a blip on the radar near Belize…         But with favorable conditions, things can quickly escalate, and we … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Versatile Harvest Pumpkin Tart, Breakfast, Brunch or Appetizer

This harvest tart is a savory delight, pumpkin paired with bacon and caramelized onions       It is so versatile, you can use it with maple syrup for breakfast, topped with an egg for brunch, or cut into squares for an appetizer sure to please     Plus, it’s incredibly easy!!     Caramelize … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Pumpkin Recipe Round-up

Okay, so I was going to impress you today with an awesome Pumpkin Beer Cheese Soup   It was really going to have a WOW factor   It was going to become everyone’s go to favorite soup for fall     It was going to be perfect served with pumpkin plates and autumn leaves   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Super Greens Pasta with Parmesan Pumpkin Alfredo

Thank you for all the prayers for our area, we were very lucky this time and continue to pray for everyone whose lives have been impacted Still spinning with all these hurricanes, I haven’t been in the mood to cook… I threw this together in minutes the other night, we needed something comforting to calm … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pumpkin & Sausage Pasta Pillows with Chardonnay Béchamel

Are you ready for Halloween?     Here’s a perfect dinner for your trick or treaters that will make everyone happy!     Soft pillows of pumpkin and sausage stuffed pasta covered in a chardonnay*cream sauce *substitute chicken broth or any white wine     It is sure to keep hungry goblins happy     … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pumpkin Patch Salad

  This salad looks fancy but it’s oh so easy     It’s just salad greens, sliced apples, cranberries, walnuts & pepitas     BUT!  Put it on a pumpkin plate and add a perky orange pepper     Cut the top off so you can fill it with salad     Serve it with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ham & Cheese Pumpkin Pies

Have you caught pumpkin fever?     I always get a serious case of it every fall  😷   You just can’t have too many pumpkins!     We’re going to make some “pumpkin pies” today inspired by  Cranberry Pecan Pie Crust Leaves from Home is Where the Boat is.  See Mary’s beautiful leaves here … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Savory Pumpkin Enchiladas

We love, love, love, enchiladas, and I have made them many different ways, but never with pumpkin  🎃   I was skeptical at first, I’m a huge pumpkin lover, but not much of a huge pumpkin eater   But my curiosity won out, and I decided to give it a try over Halloween weekend   … Continue reading

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