I made this pie two weekends ago, and I was drawn to Alton Brown’s recipe for pumpkin pie because of the unique use of crushed ginger snaps in the crust instead of graham crackers. We both adore the bold, spicy flavor of ginger snaps, so we figured this one would be a real winner.
Everyone needs a good recipe for cornbread in their arsenal. I first posted this recipe two years ago (wow, it was two years ago exactly, how weird is that?) as a last minute addition, hence the iPhone photo on the first post. I shared that photo on Twitter and was immediately covered in requests to… read more »
A hearty pot of beans is so deliciously simple, and cooking pinto beans is a basic cooking skill that I think everyone should have! Beans are tasty, filling, comfortable, simple to prepare, and insanely budget friendly. Pinto beans are also versatile when it comes to serving them. They can take the backseat as a side… read more »
Having a snack mix around on Halloween night is a great way to have something festive to snack on without diving into the candy bowl reserved for all of the cute trick-or-treaters! I love snack mixes… anytime, anywhere, and for any holiday. There are so many different variations, and what’s cool about them is that… read more »
I don’t know about you guys, but the last several days we have been enjoying the most incredible weather! It’s been comfortably cool with very little humidity and a light breeze – absolutely wonderful. Of course with weather like that, I started thinking about fall! We try to have a little fun with our dinners… read more »