Almond Grape Cakes (Cakelets)

Almond, Grape Cakes (Cakelets)

Seedless, sweet grapes with a buttery mixture of almonds make up this memorable, seasonal cake – Almond, Grape Cakes (Cakelets).

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Sweet Potato, Pecan and Cinnamon Bread

Sweet Potato, Pecan and Cinnamon Bread -

Is there anything more welcoming than a kitchen filled with the aroma of something baking? An easy bread to prepare with some surprising ingredients. It’s just as good for breakfast as it is for serving with dinner.

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Bid Summer Farewell, Welcome Autumn

Autumn leaves

Of all the seasons, autumn offers the most to man and requires the least of him.

I’ve always preferred the season name of “autumn” rather than “fall.” Either words are correct in writing, although fall is considered more informal and a choice word usage when conversing. Autumn is more scientific, as in the autumnal equinox and when using the word, leaves no doubt that we are referring to a season.

This image is from one of our Japanese maples when it transitions into an array of seasonal colors from orange, crimson, yellows and red in late fall through our early winter. The beauty it shares with us every year is just spectacular!

Autumn. Wouldn’t that be a beautiful name to use for a newborn baby girl?

Bid summer farewell, welcome autumn. Here’s to a happy, beautiful and healthy new season!