Monthly Archives: October 2009

How to butcher a fresh pumpkin

Cut your pumpkin open and then slice it like you would a cantaloupe. Into slices… Once you cut it into slices use a pairing knife and cut out the strings/seeds as best as you can. Then cut the slice into 2 pieces so you have chunks like you see below. Big chunks are not a…

Pumpkin Butter

YUM. PUMPKIN. I have alot of that in my freezer that Chad and I butchered in November to use up. What a great way. Pumpkin Butter is like Apple Butter. You put it on toast, bagels etc. YUM!!!! It taste really good. I used a recipe off off AllRecipes.com but I tweaked it to my…

Spicy Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli Sauce

We made these crab cakes. They were absolutely delicious!! Delicious enough to take a quick photo of them! (Sorry I don’t have a more professional photo of these) But they  really are quite wonderful and has a great sea food taste.  Going back through my recipes and photos/snaps I have taken even up to a…

Taco Soup

We don’t get many cool days in Florida during the fall.  It finally cooled off enough for us to make this yummy soup. With a Mexican flair to it, my kids love putting “chips” in their soup.  This is definitely a dinner you can throw together in under 10 minutes and walk away, and 8…

Chad’s best ‘nanner bread

This recipe is created completely by Chad. He’s made this bread for a few years now and has tweaked it many times over till he is absolutely happy. This is on the sweet side for banana bread, exactly how he likes it! My children love it hot with a little spread of plain cream cheese….

Pumpkin cupcakes with maple frosting

They are REALLY YUMMY.  Only change is we used FRESH pumpkin (2 cups) vs 1 can of canned (eekkk the horror) Martha Stewart Recipe (cupcakes only) Ingredients Makes 28. * 2 cups all-purpose flour * 1 teaspoon baking soda * 1 teaspoon baking powder * 1 teaspoon coarse salt * 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon *…

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