Posts tagged ‘fall’

November 13, 2010

apple cider bundt with cream cheese frosting

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Every home cook has an arsenal of secret and/or signature recipes. 

They’re those recipes to fall back on – for bake sales, company, and even the (not-so) occasional cravings.  Go-to recipes, basically.

This apple cider cake is definitely in my arsenal  and is especailly valueable at this time of year.

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While I might be inclined to keep such a great recipe under lock and key, I’m not going to.  I mean, I wouldn’t want to keep you lovely folks from trying a piece of this cake for yourself.  And hey – maybe it’ll even become one of your go-to recipes, too!

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November 5, 2010

chocolate loaf with salted pepitas

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I decided it was about time to really get a move on with my fall baking. 

 . . . I also decided that chocolate is always an appropriate flavor for any and every season. 

So am I justified in thinking that dressing up a chocolate loaf with pumpkin seeds is a fall-freindly recipe?  For today, let’s say it is. 

Fall is quite possibly my favorite season.  Despite the fact that the days get shorter, the nights get colder, and the summer becomes a distant memory, the fall has a certain charm that I find unmatched by the other three seasons.  From the chilly (but not freezing!) Saturday mornings to the smell of freshly-lit fire wood, I love it all.  (Okay, except for the fogged-up windshield that I have to contend with every day on my drive to school.  Not fun.)

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