Mini Apple Pecan Crumble Pies

Mini Apple Pecan Crumble Pies

Don’t let their size fool you, these Mini Apple Pecan Crumble Pies pack a lot of flavor! Spiced apple pie filling in an easy cream cheese crust with a brown sugar toasted pecan crumble topping! These little pies will be the star of any party or holiday feast. But that’s not why I like them…. 

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Saucy Chipotle Maple Baked Chicken Wings

Saucy Chipotle Maple Baked Chicken Wings

 Juicy, tender Chipotle Maple Baked Chicken Wings are rubbed in a dry spice rub then baked to crisp perfection before being tossed in a Chipotle Maple sauce that will have you licking your fingers and reaching for more! I created a monster with my Spice Rack Dry Rubbed Chicken Wings. My husband used to have… 

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Easy Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding with Maple Bourbon Cream Sauce

Easy Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding {Maple Bourbon Sauce}

A creamy Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding studded with Bourbon-soaked dried cherries and topped with a rich Maple Bourbon Cream Sauce! A decadent, yet incredibly easy dessert to pull together! A long, long time ago I shared my long-running obsession with Bread Pudding. If it is on the menu, I will order it. Rarely does it… 

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French Onion Soup

The Best Homemade French Onion Soup – A love story

This is the best Homemade French Onion Soup! It has a generous portion of caramelized onions in a rich, flavorful beef broth made from scratch. Three types of cheese are broiled on top of croutons to melty, toasty perfection.  Everyone knows that the three key ingredients in French cuisine are butter, butter, and butter, but I would argue that… 

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Pumpkin Pecan Pie Cupcake with Bourbon Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Pecan Pie Cupcakes {Bourbon Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting}

What did I tell you? Cupcakes & Salads. These cupcakes jumped to the front of the line because if I don’t share them with you, I will positively burst with excitement! I’d like to say these cupcakes are all about the brown sugar toasted pecan crumble because it is heavenly, but that would be doing… 

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Quinoa Roasted Vegetable Chopped Salad

Quinoa Roasted Vegetable Chopped Salad {Thai Chili Vinaigrette}

It’s no secret that I could live off of cupcakes and salad. Salad and cupcakes. I should probably just rename my blog “Cupcakes & Salad”. My tagline could be “Eating salad to save room for more cupcakes!” But that would be a lie, because I LOVE salad. The salad can be cold or warm with roasted… 

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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

These Caramel Apple Cupcakes have a cinnamon buttermilk cake sprinkled with cinnamon sugar filled with a spiced apple compote and are frosted with a decadent caramel buttercream! Did you actually think that I could go a whole month without posting a cupcake recipe? I cannot tell you the last time I actually had a true caramel… 

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Cardamom Pear Crisp

Cardamom Pear Crisp

In this Cardamom Pear Crisp, bartlett pears are seasoned with cinnamon and cardamom and topped with a brown sugar oat crumble topping. I have recently decided that there is no better Fall scent than cardamom and cinnamon. Ever since I bought some dried green cardamom pods for a Moroccan roasted lamb shank, I have had… 

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Writing Process Blog Tour

Writing Process Blog Tour

Several weeks ago my friend Kristi at Inspiration Kitchen nominated me for the Writing Process Blog Tour. In case you aren’t aware from my post here, Kristi is the master of spice! She always has me drooling over her creations like these Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps. This blog tour is about sharing my writing process,… 

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Spice Rack Dry Rubbed Baked Chicken Wings

Spice Rack Dry Rubbed Baked Chicken Wings

These Healthier Dry Rubbed Baked Chicken Wings are so flavorful that you won’t even miss the deep-fryer or the butter! A mix of sweet, savory and spicy flavors will make these your new favorite chicken wings! My husband loves chicken wings! Loves. He has been requesting homemade baked chicken wings forever. But the problem was I… 

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Healthier Pumpkin Banana Bread with Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Healthier Pumpkin Banana Bread {Maple Caramel Icing}

This Healthier Pumpkin Banana Bread is generously spiced and is made using applesauce and spelt flour, and then spread with an addicting Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Icing. This is the moistest quick bread that I have ever had. No contest. It has all the powerhouses of moistness: brown sugar, buttermilk, pumpkin and banana! If you… 

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