Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin roll is something that we’ve enjoyed for many years. Our grandparents used to own a home in Central Pennsylvania, and our Grandmom used to buy pumpkin rolls from an Amish farmer’s market that was located nearby. Also, a good family friend of ours who babysat for us when we were little often brought a…

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

A few weeks ago, our parents went to a party and requested that we make something for them to bring. We made these cupcakes (a whole bunch of mini ones, plus a few regular ones for pictures!) and wow, were they amazing! The pumpkin cake is truly delicious, with the perfect amount of spice and…

Favorites of 2012

Even though we haven’t had this blog for long, we’ve posted over 50 recipes, each one delicious! Some seem to stand out, in our mind and in our readers’ minds, and we would like to list these favorites below. But before we do, we would like to thank every one of our readers for, well,…

Cranberry Snowdrift Bars

I hope all of you had a great Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving itself was good since we weren’t cooking, but when we attempted some new recipes for just our immediate family yesterday, none of them turned out that well. The rolls were a little dense and not very flavorful, the pumpkin pie was very mediocre, and our…

Espresso Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

We are both tea people. It probably is hereditary, considering that our mom has two full drawers in our kitchen filled with tea (and this is after she cut down her supply quite a bit!), a shelf of unique tea pots she has collected, and a collection of pretty tea cups. In my opinion, there…

Fresh Fruit Tart

Summer, sadly, is over. But on the off chance you still have some fresh fruit sitting around, you should definitely make this tart. If you are unable to accept that fall (which is a great season, but marks the start of school) is here, it may make you forget for a moment that it is…