October 2009

Chocolate Mousse

by Sara on October 22, 2009

Chocolate Mousse with Orange Vanilla Whipped Cream

When I was in sixth grade, everyone in the class had to bring in some sort of dish from various countries in the world. I have no idea how I scored France, though I suspect there was some begging involved. As a former French teacher, my mom had an arsenal of French recipes, and this [...]


Grandma’s Molasses Roll-Out Cookies

by Sara on October 20, 2009

Molasses Roll-Out Cookies

These cookies are a holiday staple in my family, though I always wish to have them more often. I generally refrain, however, from baking them more than once a year, so they retain their holiday magic. They are so darn tasty that my aunt had to hide them in the trunk of her car to [...]


Easy Pantry Lasagna

by Sara on October 16, 2009


I generally don’t keep much food in my pantry, simply because I don’t have much storage space. But I always have on hand a few cans of assorted tomatoes, a few onions, garlic, and a box of no boil lasagna noodles. If you’ve never used the no boil noodles, try them! Assembling the lasagna used [...]


Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

by Sara on October 14, 2009

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

October is by far my favorite month of the year. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and turning on the oven brings a welcome warmth to the home. We are experiencing below normal temperatures (it feels more like late November than mid-October), yet the meteorologists insist winter will be warmer than usual where [...]