Every year, sometime in October, I bust out my Pumpkin Spice Cookie recipe. The recipe was given to me by my sister years ago and I still use the tattered, butter-stained original copy she hand-wrote and sent to me. It's the only recipe I would call a "family secret" and the only one I don't give out (plus, it's a surefire way to secure my invitation to fun fall get-togethers!). I usually let Pumpkin Spice Cookie season taper off sometime after thanksgiving and before the twelve days of Christmas begin.Read More
Ahhh fall...quite possibly my favorite season! I get giddy with excitement thinking about fall flavors, recipe combinations, and pumpkin patches sprinkled across the country roads. This recipe allowed me to channel my excitement for the season.
Pomegranates have always been a marker of fall bounty, but more recently became my own, more meaningful symbol of strength, hope, and life. The fires that ravaged our picturesque wine country just a few short weeks ago turned autumn-hued hillsides into canvases of black-and-white.Read More