Homemade Pumpkin Scones

homemade pumpkin scones

Cool fall weather is here and I find myself drawn to everything pumpkin!  So today, I’ve got some delicious homemade pumpkin scones for you.

These tasty scones are full of great fall spices.  They’re nice and moist, not dry like a lot of scones can be.  The vanilla spiced glaze on top adds a nice sweet contrast to the spiced pumpkin flavors.  If you love pumpkin and you’re looking for a simple recipe, this one’s a must try!

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Quick and Easy Apple Dumplings

easy apple dumplings

Last week I made a delicious Dutch Apple Pie and was left with a few extra apples and one pre-made Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust.  I had zero intention of letting both of those ingredients go to waste!  So, I found a really simple way of making apple dumplings.

Each yummy dumpling uses only 1/4 of the pie crust and only half of an apple.  With only two apples, you can have a really tasty dessert for 4 people!  To go with the dumplings, there is a nice sugary sauce that I did not take a picture of.

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Chipotle Barbecue Grilled Chicken

chipotle barbecue grilled chicken

It’s sad to say but our grilling days are almost over here in Western Pennsylvania.  But since yesterday was the first nice day without rain in almost a week, I wanted to get some last minute grilling in while I could.

I’ve been holding on to a can of chipotle chilis in adobo sauce just for the heck of it.  And as I was flipping through my November issue of Everyday with Rachael Ray, I found my opportunity to finally use them.

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Pumpkin Biscotti

pumpkin biscotti

Ever since I published my recently assembled list of 20 mouth watering pumpkin recipes, I’ve been dying to make something pumpkin.  This pumpkin recipe didn’t make the list simply because I hadn’t come across it until right now.

These pumpkin biscotti cookies are to die for!  If you like spiced pumpkin flavors, this is a real treat.  I wasn’t expecting so much flavor since the whole batch only called for 1/2 cup of pumpkin but boy was I in for a surprise!  They are a delicious accompaniment to a hot cup of coffee or tea on these cool fall mornings and evenings.

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

broccoli chicken stir fry

One of my favorite meals in the local Chinese restaurant is chicken and broccoli.  I simply can’t get enough of it and I always seem to be craving it.  I kept finding chicken and broccoli recipes online but I was too scared to try them.  One thing that held me back was the oyster sauce.  But what the heck, I figured “let’s go for it”!

Boy was I glad I gave this recipe a try.  It turned out really tasty, nice and sweet.  And don’t worry, the oyster sauce doesn’t smell strong and you can’t even taste it.

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