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I'm heading back to Colorado tomorrow, but this time to visit Bre and attend a concert at Red Rocks! But before I go, I wanted to share a recipe with you that will leave you thinking you just downed 3 of those 5-Hour Energy drinks they sell at the grocery stores… The recipe is for Butterfinger Blondies, and you can find it over on my sorely-neglected food blog, Four Seasons Cafe.

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I'll see you soon!

Gingerbread Muffins

I had several emails about this recipe, so I'm posting it here and over at Four Seasons Cafe. The original recipe didn't call for gluten-free flour, so if you're not gluten-intolerant and can have the pleasure of using regular flour, then you'll be just fine not changing a thing in the recipe. If you do choose to use gluten-free flour, I've had great luck with Domata Living Flour (which already has xantham gum included).

If you're not a fan of gingerbread, this isn't the muffin for you! 🙂 But I happen to love the taste, and these muffins are just as rich as a home-baked gingerbread cookie. I like them served warm with a bit of real, unsalted butter cut into the middle. And if you want to sprinkle more sugar on top, then go for it! You won't be sorry!

Download Gingerbread Muffins

You can click the link above to print it out onto either paper or cardstock, and then you may wish to cut it down to size.

Gingerbread Muffins

I hope you enjoy the way your house smells! And these taste even better if there's snow outside your kitchen window. 😉

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Puny’s Potato Salad

I can't believe how many emails I've gotten from people asking me to post the potato salad recipe I made for Sabrina's graduation party! So I've posted it to Four Seasons Cafe, for those who are interested… it is truly the best-tasting potato salad I've ever tasted, and it came from the book Jan Karon's Mitford Cookbook & Kitchen Reader. (If you don't already have this cookbook in your reportoire, you're missing out! It's so much fun, particularly if you're a Mitford fan like I am.)

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Mom’s Pot Roast!

If you've never been successful at cooking a roast that's tender and extremely flavorful, you're going to want to make my mom's recipe. It's very easy and absolutely delicious. It's one of the first things I asked her to teach me to make when I got married, and it's been my family's favorite for dinner ever since. Head on over to Four Seasons Cafe to make your own!

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A Giveaway!

Before I announce the giveaway news, I'd like to let those of you who inquired about where to find my designs at on the online Needlework Show know that you can find them in the Kelmscott Designs "booth!" 🙂

And now for an exciting giveaway! Head on over to Four Seasons Cafe to find out what it is! (And enjoy another delicious recipe from the Muffins and Soup Queen herself, Marsha (hi, mom).

Look – Mike is heading over there now!

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(If you bake them, he will come.)

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Vanilla Icing

Just posted this recipe over on Four Seasons Cafe! It's delicious!!!

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I forgot to add on the recipe post that my family LOVED it, which completely surprised me. As I was saying over there, they're more into the rich desserts with chocolate and ice cream. 🙂 Sophie usually will eat only the frosting on a piece of cake, but she actually ate the entire thing when I let her try this one.

Btw, it came from this wonderful little book that was gifted to me by my mom last week: 

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Happy Fall!