Cranberry, Pistachio Biscotti (Cantuccini)


Cranberry, Pistachio Biscotti recipe

Bits of deep red tartness from the cranberries. Slivers of green from the nutty pistachios. Perfect for dunkin’ in your cozy drinks during these cold days. What could be better? Biscotti!

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Chewy and Tender Gingersnap Cookies


Chewy and Tender Gingersnap Cookies recipe

I’ve been trying different cookie recipes this holiday season, apart from some of the more classics and my go-to favorites. While some gingersnaps have a sharp bite, these are tender in that sharpness and have a chewy texture.

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Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts


Cranberry-Orange Bran Muffins with Walnuts recipe

Not everything baked during the holiday season needs to be ooey-gooey and laden with sugary fatness!

These wholesome bran muffins are adorned with fresh bright cranberries with a touch of orange sweetness and boast a tender texture from the Greek yogurt…

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Sugared Pepitas (Sugared Pumpkin Seeds) recipe

7 Ways with Sugared Pepitas (candied pumpkin seeds)

For your baked goods, savory treats or for snacking, this is a quick and easy staple to whip up when pumpkin seeds are available.

Autumn Gourds photography

Autumn Gourds and Practice Photo Shoots

These colorful squash or gourd images weren’t really meant to see the light of day (or for a post on TC), but then I thought…why not?

Autumn's Ever Visual and Edible Garden - Ginkgo

Autumn’s Ever Visual and Edible Garden…

Transformation of our Southern California garden from summer to fall, and fall to winter.

Nature's Edible Art - The Autumn Pear Cristina A-Moore Photography

Nature’s Edible Art – The Autumn Pear

“There are only ten minutes in the life of a pear when it is perfect to eat.” How to determine when a pear is ready to pick.

baked sweet potatoes with dressing, bacon and feta cheese

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Dressing, Bacon and Feta Cheese

Why not serve something that’s both delicious and loaded with health benefits? Loaded Sweet Potatoes…

Red and Black Grapes Focaccia with Goat Cheese & Prosciutto recipe

Fall In Love with Grapes – Red & Black Grapes Focaccia with Goat Cheese & Prosciutto

Call this a loaded focaccia! Thinner crusted with cornmeal and fragrant rosemary, I’ve bejeweled this rustic bread with both red and black California grapes. The sweetness of the grapes paired with salty prosciutto and tangy goat cheese makes this more than just a small plate or appetizer.