Pumpkin Sage Cake–for a loaf or bundt pan

Unexpected, sophisticated and delicious, Pumpkin Sage Cake is a wonderful addition to your pumpkin baking repertoire. Affiliate links have been used in this post to link to items I am discussing.

Pumpkin Sage Cake

I was of 2 minds about whether to share this cake. I made it at a particularly busy time, when the only moment I could find to photograph it came at night. So the photos are the not the best. But the cake itself is completely worth sharing…. 

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Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Potatoes and Mushrooms; Review of Soup Night

Warming and hearty Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Potatoes and Mushrooms is the perfect antidote to a chilly (or frigid!) fall day. A copy of Soup Night was provided to me in exchange for an honest review. Affiliate links are used in this post to link to items I am discussing.   

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Mushrooms

Is it just me or did soup season come on with a vengeance? Like piles and piles of snow kind of vengeance. Insanely, after getting like 5 inches of snow–which I know is nothing compared many of you–it is supposed to rain all weekend and be in the 50s. Sigh. I hate mud. But! The good news is, it is still soup weather, and I love soup weather…. 

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Irish Coffee Bundt Cake: #BundtBakers

Irish Coffee Bundt Cake with Browned Butter Whiskey Glaze is warming, decadent and delicious, much like the drink it is inspired by. Keep reading for more Bundt Baker boozy deliciousness! 

Irish Coffee Bundt Cake with Browned Butter Whiskey Glaze

Are you close with your family? And if so, how do you keep in touch in the year 2014? I mean phone calls are so 20th century. The really close family has a group text going at all times, in which they feel free to mock, ridicule and generally keep in touch with one another…. 

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Ginger Curry Sugar Cookies: #CreativeCookieExchange; Review of Sugar Rush

Unexpectedly delicious, Ginger Curry Sugar Cookies are a unique twist on slice and bake butter sugar cookies. Keep reading for more Creative Cookie Exchange ginger deliciousness. A copy of Sugar Rush was provided to me by Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review. Affiliate links were used in this post to link to items I am discussing.

Ginger Curry Sugar Cookies

I was not sure what to expect from Johnny Iuzzini’s Sugar Rush: Master Tips, Techniques, and Recipes for Sweet Baking— I knew it would be gorgeous and drool-worthy, but I was not sure how user friendly it would be. In other words, would it be geared to the home baker or would it be restaurant style desserts to make at home? … 

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Chipotle Beef Stew on Mexican Pot Beans: Review of Mexico The Cookbook

Smoky, spicy Chipotle Beef Stew enlivens traditional Mexican Pot Beans. A copy of Mexico: The Cookbook was provided to me in exchange for an honest review. Affiliate links were used in this post to link to items I am discussing.

Mexican Pot Beans with Chipotle Beef Stew

Is it just me or is Phaidon on a roll? The traditional international cooking titles that have been released in the past few years by Phaidon, The Lebanese Kitchen; Thailand: The Cookbook; Sicily; and now Mexico: The Cookbook are enough to give me tingles in my toes. Seriously. I just love it. Margarita Carrillo Arronte’s Mexico is the latest one I have received, and it is just gorgeous as well…. 

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