Fall and Winter

Shrimp and Crawfish Etouffee

Shrimp and Crawfish Étouffée

Shrimp and crawfish étouffée is a classic Louisiana dish with lots for flavor. Shrimp and crawfish tails are simmered with vegetables and spices and served over hot cooked white rice. A few months ago, I polled a few friends on my personal Facebook page for feedback on their favorite Southern […]

sliced pumpkin bread

Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

This festive pumpkin bread combines pumpkin, spices and shelled pumpkin seeds. A touch of olive oil makes it tender and moist.   This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Folks, this is my second attempt at making […]

leftover halloween candy

30 Fun and Creative Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Searching for ways to get rid of your kid’s leftover Halloween candy? These tasty recipes are a great way to get rid of those tempting sweet treats. I remember being so bummed the year my parents told me I was too old to go trick-or-treating. Since having kids, I’ve regained […]

chocolate pumpkin cake

Halloween Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin helps keeps this decadent chocolate pumpkin cake moist while orange icing and chocolate glaze give it a signature Halloween look. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. I don’t consider myself to be a prolific cake […]

Pumpkin Pie Chai Tea Latte

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte

Pumpkin spice chai latte is better (and cheaper) than anything you can buy at a coffee shop. This simple recipe combines chai concentrate with whole milk, maple syrup and pumpkin puree. Can be served hot or cold. I just can’t bring myself to share pumpkin recipes until at least October. The […]