Autumn, Home Cooking, Recipes, sunday dinner

Farfalle with Spinach, Caramelized onions and Butternut Squash

What's for dinner?... bow tie pasta with lots of veggies and a creamy parmesan sauce. Yum! Did you know farfalle is also known as farfalloni or farfalline? An Italian style recipe with a touch of Autumn. I love everything about this dish : ) I roasted the butternut squash with salt & brown sugar for… Continue reading Farfalle with Spinach, Caramelized onions and Butternut Squash

Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Mini Cheesecakes

National Dessert Day! This is one of my all time favorite desserts. Rich, smooth, creamy cheesecake with a buttery graham cracker crust : ) My first cheesecake attempt 20 years ago was a baking fail 👎 . All it takes is practice! This dessert doesn't last long in my house due to a bunch of… Continue reading Mini Cheesecakes

Happiness is homemade, Home Cooking, Recipes

My Chili Recipe

A little chili! Chili aka con carne --- a simple yet hearty meal. Chili is a perfect Autumn or Winter dish to cozy up to! One reason I love chili, making extra to freeze for another day. The leftovers taste even better! Thick, chunky, flavorful without being too sweet or spicy … definitely not the… Continue reading My Chili Recipe

Autumn, Baked, Home made, Recipes

Pumpkin Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Pumpkin batch! I believe we all know someone who loves everything pumpkin. These pumpkin-y cookies are pleasantly packed with spices & flavor. I've baked a variety of cookies over the years but never pumpkin. I love trying new/different recipes. They rise slightly higher than other cookies giving a cake like texture with little white chocolate… Continue reading Pumpkin Cookies with White Chocolate Chips

Autumn, Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Banana Bread with Maple Glaze

Going bananas! A simple & delightful recipe that is perfect for breakfast or dessert. I woke up to a gorgeous morning --- sunshine, hot cup of coffee and a slice of banana-licious bread : )  It's sweet treat with or without the maple glaze. Golden brown edges plus bursting banana flavor inside. Yes! I commonly… Continue reading Banana Bread with Maple Glaze

Autumn, Baked, Dessert

Caramel Popcorn

Happy Fall! Bring on the fall scents, booties, pumpkins, baked goods, gorgeous colors & caramel.  A sweet & easy Fall snack --- crispy caramel popcorn : )  Popcorn is one of my favorite snacks especially for cozy weather, movies & reading. Caramel popcorn tastes amazing plus you can add anything your heart desires. Reeses pieces,… Continue reading Caramel Popcorn

Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Apple Cider Cookies

Do you like chewy or hard cookies? My Pop Pop loved hard-crunchy cookies. I prefer a soft chewy center  : ) I can't believe how fast the summer days flew by. Which leads us to my favorite season in 13 days, Autumn! The leaves are starting to change, football officially started, caramel apples arrived and… Continue reading Apple Cider Cookies