Chinese bakery-style cake

This was my first year hosting a holiday and probably the first time in over 10 years that I haven’t had to travel for Thanksgiving.…

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Old fashioned Southern sweet potato pie

Culture shock. That’s what I experienced when I first set foot onto my college campus as a lowly freshman many years ago. Here I was,…

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Chocolate acorn squash baked custard

Do you love custard? What if I told you I had a recipe for a chocolate custard? Now what would you say if I told…

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Pumpkin ice cream

Even though it’s officially fall and the weather is getting cooler, I’m still making ice cream. To me, ice cream is a year-round treat. If…

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Acorn squash bread

Do any of you parents have a hard time getting your children to eat vegetables? I certainly do. Addison eats fruits with no problem, but…

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Pumpkin swirl brownies

“Lumpkin, bumpkin, diddle diddle dumpkin, zumpkin, frumpkin, PUMPKIN!” That phrase from Sesame Street’s Abby Cadabby gets stuck in my head when I mention pumpkin at…

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Chocolate Caramel Bars

These chocolate caramel bars are my signature dessert. I get asked to bring these to parties and gatherings. They’re so good that you’ll want to…

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