Pumpkin Spice Whoopie Pies

Cream cheese frosting, flavored with pumpkin pie spices and sandwiched between two delicious cake-like pumpkin cookies.  They can be frozen, individually wrapped, and stored in the freezer to be consumed at a later time. This recipe is also very universal, as it can be used to make a 4 layer cake, 15 cupcakes or 35…

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Cauldron Queso

A Healthier spin on traditional queso. This cheese sauce is made with fresh and natural ingredients. It always remains creamy regardless of the temperature it’s served at. Acorn squash has a naturally buttery flavor. Combine acorn squash with cheddar cheese and you have a crowd pleasing dip for your next party. Print Recipe Cauldron Queso…

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Pumpkin & Beer-Cheese Bisque

Not your traditional pumpkin soup.  This creamy bisque features Widmer Brothers Droptop Amber Ale, sharp cheddar, and thickened with fresh roasted pumpkin instead of roux. Seasoned with black pepper, thyme and finished off with heavy cream.  This soup tastes even more delicious with the addition of spice.  Add a little heat to the dish with…

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Carrot-Top and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

The fresh and flavorful ingredients of this pesto offer a great new spin on traditional pesto with the tactful use of usually discarded carrot tops.  Use the leafy greens from the carrots you buy instead of throwing them out.  Preparing this recipe will also give you an excuse to try organic carrots. From personal experience,…

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Roasted Carrot Hummus

A chickpea hummus accompanied by the rich flavor of roasted garlic and carrots. A great starter that will taste so good, it might end up as your meal, when you realize you ate the whole bowl. Print Recipe Roasted Carrot Hummus Servings Servings Ingredients 15 Ounce Can Chickpeas (Also Known as Garbanzo Beans)2 Whole Carrots…

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Cream Cheese Mints

Cream cheese, wedding, addictive, mints, whatever you want to call them. They are super tasty and hard to stop eating.  I remember buying these from our local Harry and David’s gift shop around the holidays and eating the whole bag.  My grandmother also had these in a large dish, usually around the holidays.  Who knew…

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Stove Buying Guide: What To Look For

Time for a new Oven?  Let me make Your search a little easier, by sharing what I learned in the process.  The intent is to save you some time, money, and stress so you can feel confident in your final decision.  Ultimately my husband and I decided on a 48 inch dual fuel oven/range with…

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Soft Pretzels

Just the right amount of sweet and salty flavors. Soft and chewy texture, with that glossy pretzel crust that makes us go crazy and want another. How do I know you will want another?  Well, my family ate the whole batch in one sitting, as if it were a meal in itself. Before I had a chance to snap a photo.  I think that is proof enough.  I have tried a few methods of making pretzels and although they all have their perks, this is the combo I found works best.

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