Tuesday, September 27, 2011

DIY Chunky Necklace

Make this:

Out of these:

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Friday, September 23, 2011

Candy Corn Pretzels

Did you read my last post and think: "hmm I sure do like putting candy corn on things, but those cookies seem like too much work..."?

You're in luck.
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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Candy Corn Cookies

Full disclaimer: I hate candy corn. I hate the texture. I hate that the only ingredients are corn syrup, sugar, and red no. 6.

What I DO like is that they're so darn cute. And somehow in these chocolate cookies, they're not half bad. And they make a simple cookie into a themed treat.

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Ravioli Lasagna

Another hot cheesy baked dish for fall! My friend Carol shared this recipe with me years ago, and it's been a standby ever since for an easy lasagna substitute. Ravioli takes the place of lasagna noodles and meat, and the liquid from fresh vegetables plus some seasoning replaces a heavy sauce.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Ramekin Mac & Cheese

I'm sure there are half a million blog posts that start out by describing the wonders of mac & cheese. So I'll skip it - we all know it's amazing.

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Friday, September 9, 2011

Pumpkin Candy Bowl

There I was, walking to yoga class on a beautiful Saturday morning, when I stumbled upon a yard sale. Living in the city with no car, I don't frequent yard sales. But I just might start.

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Friday, September 2, 2011

Fall Tartlets

Some might be resisting it, but fall is here - my favorite season (if you couldn't tell from the name of this blog). While pondering what to do with a lot of leftover dried figs, I came up with these autumnal tartlets, with fall fruits and a cheesecake-like topping:

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