German Apple Pancake

I can’t say I’m really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year. One of my favorite parts of the Thanksgiving feast, other then visiting with friends and family, is loading up my plate with all the traditional favorites along with a few new dishes to test out and pioneer. Imagining, researching, and creating new dishes is…

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…

Apple Cider Donut Muffins

Apple cider donuts are a big thing in Vermont around this time of year.  Weekends are spent at your local orchard picking apples, and indulging in fresh, right out of the fryer, melt in your mouth, cider donuts.  A little something to warm and revitalize you after an afternoon spent outside enjoying the crisp fall…

Harvest French Toast

A decadent seasonal breakfast – pumpkin brioche drenched in a cinnamon custard, pan fried until golden brown, served with a dulce de leche and cream cheese spread, and garnished with crisp, fall apples.   Ingredients: For each slice of bread: 1/2 tbsp Butter 1 Egg 1 tbsp Cream a dash of Cinnamon 1 tsp Maple Syrup a dash…