Fall is the perfect time for cooking and baking your favorite recipes. And if you happen to be baking a dessert, you’re sure to get that comfy, cozy vanilla aroma throughout your home!
Cooking and baking, for me, is like taking a yoga class. It’s so relaxing and it puts me in a good mental zone where I can just create something good and tasty. Yes, whether you realized it or not, cooking and baking is creating!
It has been, I guess you could say, an annual tradition in my home to always cook up a good pot of chili the first Sunday of the football season. Some years back, I came across our local Wegmans three-pound Beef Chili recipe and I’ve been making it ever since.
Doesn’t it look scrumptious?! Serve it up with some fresh warm bread and butter….Mmmm! And in case you’re wondering -it freezes great. So, if you are pressed for time during the week but want to serve a hearty, warm meal, just grab some out of the freezer.
This past Sunday, me and the little one made some delicious (that’s an understatement!) old-fashioned pumpkin cookies from my Libby’s recipe book. The idea of soft cookies didn’t really appeal to me, that is, until I tasted this recipe! It is out of this world delicious!
We prepared the dough and scooped some on the baking sheets. Here’s the cookie dough before it went in the oven:
After baking for 15-20 minutes (nothing particularly interesting to speak of):
THEN. Add some glaze and your mouth begins to water over how delicious these cookies look:
Get the Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies recipe here.
I took a shot with this blog post in showcasing photos that were all taken using my IPhone 4! Pretty good, huh?!
I’m hearing/reading a lot that everyone is baking up a storm, now that Fall is here. Did you bake or cook something this past weekend? Share it with me and my readers and let’s get a recipe chain going!