Happy November! November is pumpkin season and what better way to celebrate than by making peanut butter pumpkin bread from the Savor the Seasons cookbook. I made it for our "Friendsgiving" and it was a hit at the party. It is easy to make and tastes delicious! It is also a good alternative to pumpkin pie if you … Continue reading Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bread
Melon Manchego Wraps Do you need a quick appetizer that is both delicious and impressive? Melon and prosciutto is a classic Italian treat, but add in some Manchego and its even more delicious. This recipe is easy and there’s no cooking involved! Simply cut the fruit and cheese to size and wrap with the prosciutto. … Continue reading Melon Manchego Wraps
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bread This recipe was a hit at a friends baby shower recently! It has just the right amount of sugar and pumpkin to leave you wanting another bite! I love the miniature loaves for sharing with family and friends! This versatile recipe can be served at breakfast or dessert. What you'll need: … Continue reading Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bread
Tis the Season! These brownie mint squares are the perfect dessert to bring to any holiday party or cookie exchange. The prep is a bit more than your average brownie mix but the result are SO WORTH IT. People will be talking about these treats for many Christmas’ to come! The mint layer on top … Continue reading Brownie Mint Squares
Best-Ever Ginger Snaps (pg 116, Savor the Seasons). The ingredients are fairly simple and include the following- 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup (1.5 sticks) butter 1/4 cup molasses 1 egg, lightly beaten … Continue reading Best Ever Ginger Snaps
Fall is here! If you are looking for an impressive dish for a dinner party or an interesting starter for Thanksgiving dinner, try the Curried Pumpkin Bisque from The Junior League's Savor the Seasons cookbook (page 50). Start to finish, it only took 30 minutes, so it would work great during the week, too. The combination of … Continue reading It’s not fall until you’ve tried Curried Pumpkin Bisque!
Jane, from our cookbook committee, tried a new appetizer from our Culinary Collection! I chose a simple recipe from Savor the Seasons to try for the first time. Bacon and Swiss Tarts sounded like the perfect savory treat for us. There are few ingredients and it isn’t the kind of recipe that keeps you in … Continue reading Bacon and Swiss Tarts…. did someone say BACON?
December, the month when weeks and weekends are filled with back-to-back gatherings where friends, families and colleagues get together to make special memories before the start of a new year. I can never have enough quick and easy recipes handy during this busy time of year. Recipes that require few, simple ingredients, minimal preparation and … Continue reading Flavor Without the Fuss
This dip has been a big hit this fall! I realize that the time for pumpkin may be over for some, but I could enjoy this dip paired with gingersnaps and apple slices throughout the remaining holidays! Savor the Seasons also includes a gingersnap recipe, but I did not have a chance to make those … Continue reading Savor the Seasons: Pumpkin Dip
By Juno Paramadevan I opened up the invite for my friends’ Annual Girls’ Holiday Cookie Exchange and nervously thought about what kind of cookie to make this year. My girlfriends are all great bakers and the cookies keep getting more impressive every year we do this exchange so I knew I needed to make something … Continue reading Holiday Raspberry Cookies