It’s pumpkin time! This is my favorite food time of year. The weather cools and we can finally enjoy cooking indoors again. Hearty soups, stews, casseroles, comfort foods….all finally an option again. And then the pumpkin, I just can’t get enough of it. I can’t even count the number of times we’ve made pumpkin muffins already.
The only downfall is that our garden pumpkins were a complete failure this year. I think it may be a deer, but somebody has been nipping off the blossoms. We have ONE pumpkin, that’s right, just one. There are a couple others starting to grow now but I fear it may be too late for them to come to full size. Oh well, it’s always something with gardening. Good thing I can still buy pie pumpkins.
As mentioned in a previous post we went apple picking in the mountains for Sean’s birthday. We have made many apple goodies and STILL I have lots of apples left! Tomorrow is apple pie day and the rest will be made into apple sauce. Continue reading →
It is October, time for all the pumpkin goodies. As I mentioned in the last post I recently bought two baking pumpkins and couldn’t wait to get started. My first pumpkin item of the fall was this maple pumpkin butter.
I am joining Celia over at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial again for another In My Kitchen post. What a busy month we had in September.
First my mom returned from a trip to Europe. She and my dad went to Amsterdam and then traveled in Germany. My mom went to an art class in Berlin and did some shopping there. Among the goodies she bought were chocolate for us. She went to the Ritter Sport store where you can design your own chocolate bar. Imagine the fun the boys would have there!! She brought back a custom bar for each of the boys and one for me and Josh along with some Jamaican rum chocolates. My friend Jens also sent some seasonal flavors home with my dad, thanks a bunch! Yummy! Continue reading →