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Month: September 2008

Brownie Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

I was asked to make pink frosted cupcakes for a shower and when I came across this brownie cupcake recipe I KNEW they would be just perfect for a group of gals!  Who doesn’t love chewy brownie goodness?!  And paired with cream cheese, I found […]

Pumpkin Banana Bread

 Frozen ripe bananas are taking over my freezer and I finally decided to do something about it!  I decided on this pumpkin banana bread (as opposed to plain old banana bread) and I must say it was good–very moist and smooth.  However, that said, there […]

Caramel Apple Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

I love autumn!  I love how the weight of the thick summer air lifts to reveal the cool crisp dark breeze of fall.  The sun sets earlier, beckoning me to my kitchen and dinner table where the foods of the season can be savored.  Pumpkins, squash, […]

Sweet Potato Ice Cream

I have never made ice cream until this recipe and now I see what I have been missing!  It will be hard (okay, well not that hard, but kind of hard)  to eat store bought ice cream again!  The consistency of this ice cream was […]

Easy Jambalaya

New Orleans has been all over the news lately and I think that’s why I have had Jambalaya on the brain.  I decided to try this recipe from the Boston Globe and it was really great!  This is an easy and tasty week night supper and it allows […]

Turtle Bars

 I really enjoyed these bars and I think others did too!  They were very sweet–very much candy bars–and nice and portable and resilient, unlike many other desserts.  I would advise against leaving them in the fridge to cool overnight like I did, as I had a very difficult […]