Monthly Archive: September 2013

Applesauce Ginger Cake with Maple Glaze

Applesauce Ginger Cake

Since my parents are here visiting it’s been a great excuse to do some more baking. This is one of the best cakes we have ever had! Mom say’s it’s her new favorite dessert and she even likes it better than her other favorite which is a Hummingbird cake. If you have ever had Hummingbird cake …

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Pumpkin Walnut Muffins

Pumpkin Walnut Muffins

It’s officially “Fall” which means it’s time to break out the pumpkin, fire up the oven and bake a little joy. Which is exactly what I did yesterday. OMG! Scrumptious doesn’t even begin to describe how wonderful these muffins are. Every bite is pure pleasure with hints of cinnamon, freshly grated nutmeg, crunchy good for …

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Split Pea & Yam Soup

Split Pea & Yam Soup
Nutmeg Notebook

Split pea soup is one of my all time favorite soups! The addition of yams makes it even more special – the creaminess of the split peas is the perfect match with yams – who knew? This is a simple recipe that goes together quickly and split peas are a fairly fast cook as well. …

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How To Make A Perfect Shaped Veggie Burger

How to make a perfect burger

How to make a perfectly shaped burger! I was watching a cooking video by Miyoko Schinner of Artisan Vegan Life where she used this simple trick to make perfectly round evenly sized veggie burgers. Take a clean lid from a peanut butter jar or any jar that has a lid the size you would like your burgers …

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Food Finds and Nifty Tip On Making Perfect Burgers

Kirkland No Salt Seasoning

I have a few new food finds to share. Okay well some of them aren’t so new to me but I am just finally getting around to sharing them on the blog. The best thing I have to show you today is a nifty little trick for making perfectly round burgers! I don’t know why …

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