Category Halloween

Pear Gingerbread

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays.  I always associate it with childhood memories of crunchy leaves, apple cider, halloween fun size candy, and crisp late fall air.   Each year I always try to do something special for my daughter on Halloween.  We live in Iceland so there is no trick or […]

Chewy Gingersnaps

This is what the weather looks like outside my kitchen window this October Saturday morning Pretty dreary.  Perfect day for cozy cookie baking!  I decided to bake some chewy gingersnaps for an afternoon snack for my family.  Warning: these are the best Gingersnaps EVER.  Possibly the best cookie ever (highly subjective, I know….but I still […]

Pumpkin Spice Latte

One of the things I look forward to most in the fall are pumpkin spice lattes.  Judging from the popularity of these fall coffee treats among the foodie bloggers and coffee shops, I am not alone. I started thinking about what makes flavors like sweet potato, pumpkin, and eggnog so popular.  For me, there is […]