Category Thanksgiving

Leftover Pumpkin Loaf

How is it almost Christmas?  How?  Wasn’t it the holidays a few minutes ago?  I was thinking about the beautiful snowstorm I drove through last Thanksgiving on my way home from my Wiltons class and just remembered: it’s over a year ago. When I was a kid, the wait between Thanksgiving and Christmas seemed eternal […]

Apple Cider Pumpkin Bread

I feel like pumpkin bread is quite a stereotypical recipe for a blogger to share at Thanksgiving.  But if it is, that’s fine with me – I tend to get incredibly homesick around Thanksgiving and this is a chance for me to whip up something traditional – something which reminds me of home. This is […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pumpkins

I love Reeses Peanut Cups in all of its varying incarnations, but I think it’s lovely how they do special Reeses peanut butter for the holidays (eggs for Easter, pumpkins for Halloween and trees for Christmas.)  I bought this peanut butter egg from my favourite American candy shop Cybercandy and it was amazing.  So it […]

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  Today is one of the days where I find it hardest to be away from home – I miss my family’s ritual Thanksgiving pizza on the Wednesday, once school got out for a half day.. I miss the same dishes being made every year, from my grandmother’s creamed spinach to my nana’s […]

Easiest Pumpkin Cookies Ever

I was deeply skeptical of these cookies from Cookie and Cups.  Come on.  Cookies require an incredible amount of combinations and careful scientific accuracy.  How can it be so easy to just throw cookies together? But I had a difficult week (I don’t know if you’ve been following the news from Ireland, but it’s been […]