Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

This is a guest recipe by Shirlee! Ingredients Bread Pudding– Cooking spray– 3/4 c. pure pumpkin puree– 2 large eggs– 1 c. milk– 1/2 c. heavy cream– 1/2 c. packed dark brown sugar– 4 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted– 1 tsp. ground cinnamon– 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract– 1/2 tsp. kosher salt– 1/4 tsp. ground ginger– … More Pumpkin Spice Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Gemelli with Sausage

Ingredients 1lb Gemelli pasta** 1 pkg hot Italian sausage (can also use sweet sausage, chicken sausage, etc) 1 small onion, diced 1 bunch of asparagus, ends cut off & stalks cut into 2″ pieces 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp salt 1/2 stick of butter 1/2 cup parmesan cheese + … More Gemelli with Sausage

Hearty Beef Stew

Ingredients 1lb beef chuck, cubed 4 medium carrots, peeled, halved long ways & cut into 3″ pieces 1 celery stalk cut into 1/2″ pieces 1/2 medium onion, diced 4-5 medium Yukon potatoes, peeled & cut into 2 inch pieces 3.5 cups beef stock or broth 1 tsp garlic powder Salt & pepper, to taste For … More Hearty Beef Stew

Hosting 101

Let’s be real. No one is hosting anything (hopefully) right now and probably hasn’t for a while. I feel rage when I think about COVID robbing me of my Friendsgiving and large family holiday gatherings. While we can’t do anything about this now, we can be ready for visitors when COVID restrictions and panic lifts, … More Hosting 101