Pumpkin Bread

by Sara on September 22, 2011

warm, buttered pumpkin bread

With tomorrow marking the beginning of fall, it seems appropriate to post something, well, fall-ish. (I’m even drinking caramel apple coffee and burning a cinnamon-scented candle in the spirit of the season.) I’ve been craving pumpkin bread for awhile now, and even had a can of pumpkin puree stashed away in the pantry from last [...]


Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins

by Sara on January 13, 2011

pumpkin doughnut muffin

Wow. Holy moly, are these good. I first spied this recipe in the November issue of Everyday Food when they had a section dedicated to pumpkin. However, I’d already made a pan of these pumpkin bars, and quite frankly, we were all pumpkined-out. I had no choice but to wait, which now, I kind of [...]


Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Icing

by Sara on November 13, 2010

pumpkin bars

A few years back, my mom and I were home alone the day after Thanksgiving. We’re not the Black Friday shopping type, so we settled in for a morning of watching cooking shows while still in our pajamas. It was heaven. It was also our introduction to Paula Deen. I’d heard of her at that [...]


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 [...]