Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Pumpkin Slow Cooker Chili

I hope you will try this!!   We had it the other night after we did a little pumpkin carving~ It is the BEST chili I have ever made! Not that I am a super chili expert, I am not, but seeing pumpkin popping up in just about everything right now, I did a little research… … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Pumpkin Walnut Spirals

These little sweet & savory bites are so perfect for any occasion this Fall season!  Breakfast, Brunch, luncheon, dinner, dessert…I made them to serve with late afternoon cocktails…they are light, not too sweet, delicious and small enough not to be sinful!  These rolls would make a great hostess gift, or an addition to a pot … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pumpkin Pie Martini

A”Seasonal Sipper,” he said, “We should have a special drink for every season!” What a fun idea!  Recently Hungry Husband and I were having a quiet lunch and thinking about the upcoming holidays.  We decided it might be fun to come up with a seasonal signature drink to serve to match the different seasons and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easy Steak Autumn Dinner

Have you ever had a Garage Sale?  I swore I would NEVER do that, I had heard the nightmarish stories and generally tend to donate things when they stopped being used…But after 20 years and raising children in this house, our basement was a disaster.  DD [darling daughter] felt generally responsible since most of the … Continue reading