Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween Craft Time!

I think Halloween is the best holiday for crafting. The colors are vibrant, the options are endless, you can make things spooky or cute, etc. I saw these enamel painted pumpkin jars in the Martha Stewart special Halloween magazine and wanted to make them immediately. I also found that they are featured here on the […]

Sweet Sixteen Apple, Rainbow Corn and Pepitas

Indian Corn purchased at At the Farm near Waconia, MN. Sweet Sixteen apple purchased at The University of Minnesota apple stand. The flavor is interesting and unique— sweet, yet with a tiny amount of “bite” and a hint of spice. Or, as others have described it, like a cherry popsicle. I finally found a recipe […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Brown-Butter Pears (from Food & Wine)

Every month I will be choosing one recipe from Food & Wine and testing it here. This month I  chose Pumpkin Cheesecake with Brown-Butter Pears. The gingersnap crust really makes this recipe zing and please. I will definitely make it again. The recipe was printed in Food & Wine who gives credit to Paulino’s Bar and […]