Pumpkin Flan

A little Halloween treat! I’ve been going pumpkin crazy this year – pumpkin this – pumpkin that – and here’s yet another pumpkin recipe to add to the mix. Pumpkin flan is a great gluten-free alternative to pumpkin pie. It has the same basic ingredients – eggs, milk, pumpkin, sugar, spices – but with that…

The Pumpkin Roll

‘‘Tis the season of the pumpkin roll! It’s easy, it’s simple, and it’s addictively tasty. Fluffy, moist pumpkin cake surrounds a core of rich, velvety cream cheese frosting in this devastatingly delicious Autumnal treat. Ingredients: 16 oz Pumpkin Puree 2 cups Sugar 1/2 tsp Salt 1 cup Canola Oil 4 Eggs 2 cups Flour 2…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice-Cream Sandwiches

I’m keeping my obsession with chocolate-chip cookies running strong with this summer time treat. Chocolate chip cookie ice-cream sandwiches are the perfect end to a hot fun(sun)-filled summer day. One of the best parts about these ice-cream sandwiches is that you can make a large batch in advance and store them away in your freezer…

Chocolate Mousse

When my sister called me yesterday with a “mousse emergency”, my mind immediately jumped, like every Vermonter upon hearing those words, to her having hit a “moose” with her car.  A scarily, common occurrence around here that can have dire, and sometimes even deadly, consequences.  Once she calmed me down, she specified that it was,…

Rose Hip Jelly Ice-Cream Sandwiches

A simple, delicious, and sweet summer treat using the some of the rose hip jelly I made earlier this week, salted-butter breakups, and vanilla ice-cream.  If you do not want to go through the hassle of making the jelly, use your favorite store-bought fruit jelly to brighten up your ice-cream sandwiches.  I have the feeling…

Mexican Chocolate Pudding

While cleaning out my cupboards, I unearthed an old can of fat-free sweetened condensed milk that was just this side of expiring.  Unfortunately, I made that key lime flan last week.  I primary use sweetened condensed milk for either flan or lemon meringue pie, and I thought that both desserts were too close to last…