baking · brunch

Pumpkin Scones with Vanilla Icing

It's hard to believe that Americans obsession with pumpkin spice is realitvely new. 20 years ago, pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin-flavored candy weren't as big of sellers as they are now. The pumpkin-spice-everything craze did not really start until Starbucks started promoting it excessively a few years ago. What is the reason behind our obsession… Continue reading Pumpkin Scones with Vanilla Icing

baking · dinner · entree · pork

Pork & Apples with Stuffing

I absolutely adore this time of year. The period of time between Halloween and Thanksgiving is my favorite time of year. There are pumpkins everywhere, people are starting to put up their Christmas stuff (me included) and Thanksgiving foods are placed at the front of the grocery stores. I'm well stocked up for the holidays… Continue reading Pork & Apples with Stuffing

baking · Dessert · sweet

Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

I'm a little late to the spring party, and I think Oklahoma is, too. It's been 30-40 degrees the past few nights. I haven't managed to venture outside in 2-3 days since my allergies have been going haywire. I'm missing the little blossoms on the trees, the weeds that are in bloom, and the cheery… Continue reading Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars