I am a slacker at this blog business. I remember when I started I had my whole month planned out, my photos edited and my copy ready to go days before things were schedule to post. I agonized over each photo and toggled the contrast, curves and highlights endlessly. I wrote the entry from beginning to end, then went back two or three times to edit.
Not gonna lie kids, I throw this stuff together the night before and you’re lucky if you get one post a week. God bless you if you still keep tabs on me. My, you are patient! Continue reading
I didn’t want to get on my soapbox, but we’re facing a crisis here people. We are abusing the system, biting the hand that feeds us and leaving children behind. What’s going on? We are totally shortchanging pumpkin season and jumping headfirst into Christmas.
What gives? Halloween wasn’t even a week ago and everyone is replacing pumpkin with gingerbread and peppermint faster than Target can truck in the Christmas trees.
We all know pumpkins last longer than a month, especially when left on a chilly porch, so why are we kicking pumpkin-flavored delights to the curb so much quicker? Pumpkin is just as much a Thanksgiving flavor as it is an October/Halloween flavor in my book. Continue reading
I’d like to re-title this “Grown Up Pumpkin Bread” because it carries an air of sophistication with it. The hint of coffee flavor and smell from the espresso power… the dark chocolate chunks… the subtle, not-too-sweet pumpkin taste. It’s not a neon orange loaf, no, the orange is muted. It is an amber-colored loaf. And is not studded with chocolate chips. No, don’t get confused. It is studded with dark chocolate chunks. High quality, smooth, hand-chopped dark chocolate. Continue reading