When you live on Cape Cod, in addition to driving by beautiful beaches, you get to drive by cranberry bogs and watch trucks loaded with harvested cranberries rumble by. Cape Cod and cranberries are synonymous.
I’ve been conducting my own personal competition for the best new Thanksgiving dessert to serve this holiday. And the winner is this dreamy, creamy, absolutely frantastic pumpkin white chocolate mousse cheesecake.
If you’re looking for a special Thanksgiving dessert to serve your guests after the bird, may I suggest this moist and delicious pumpkin cake roll? It will most assuredly wow your guests, not to mention their taste buds.
Little did I know when I was a kid stuffing myself with M&M’s whenever I could get my hands on a nickel to buy them (yes, I’m old enough to remember buying bags and bars of nickel candy) that I would bake with them as an adult.
It’s apple-picking time which, of course, means apple recipes are all over the blogosphere. Since I have a backlog of apple recipes myself, it was just a matter of picking out the most ap-peel-ing one to make. (Sorry…)
There is a very popular breakfast place on the upper Cape, and it just happens to be located in my hometown—lucky me! Moonakis is open for breakfast and lunch only; and, if you go there on a weekend, plan to be there early—otherwise you’ll be waiting for a table with a lot of other hungry [...]
I love this time of year, and I especially love October because it means pumpkins, pumpkins, and more pumpkins. And, of course, there is cinnamon and all the rest of the wonderful spices that remind me of fall.
I know it’s redundant, but I am an Italian foodie. My two sisters and I grew up in a thoroughly Italian household with a Sicilian mom and a Neopolitan dad—both equally good cooks. My dad and uncle owned a small Italian restaurant together, and it was the place to go for great home style Italian food, including wonderful homemade pizza. My dad has passed on; but, to this day, even if my 80-plus-year-old mom doesn’t know you’re coming, she’ll pull a 5-course meal out of the fridge in no time flat.