Silky Smooth Pumpkin Pie

Silky Smooth Pumpkin Pie sharingthyme.com

I am in love with this pumpkin pie recipe. It is no more difficult to make than a basic pumpkin pie, but yields such a smooth finish and holds up brilliantly to slicing. When it comes to pies, I am a rustic-homemade type of gal. I love the look of a homemade non-perfect crust and the whip cream just piled high in the middle. There are times for piping and fancy things, but for the holidays I like my pies to look, taste and be homemade. Once you try this pie you will only want homemade as well, and once
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Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Pumpkin Spice Syrup

I love pumpkin, especially this time of year…let’s be honest, who doesn’t? If you don’t…I don’t want to hear about it, and millions of others don’t either. I am just going to pretend it tastes like soap to you and to the rest of the world  it is a delicious marker that fall is finally here. This little syrup is such a great addition to several morning breakfasts treats. We make it and eat it with french toast, pancakes and waffles. You can also add it to cobblers and ice-cream if you are looking for a dessert. If you want
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Blood Orange Perfect Margarita

Blood Orange Perfect Margarita

Its blood orange season! I get so excited for these beautiful babes every year. They are so festive, and I find myself getting excited every time I cut into one to find that rich crimson center. Here is one of my favorite ways to indulge in the scrumptious fruit! Margaritas, of course! 1. Measure out your ingredients. 2. Salt & Sugar the rim of your glass. 3. Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with crushed ice. Shake until the shaker is chilled on the outside. Pour into glasses rimmed with salt & brown sugar. Garnish with a slice
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Hot Chocolate on a stick

Hot Chocolate on a stick

1. Line a an 8×8 square pan with parchment paper and lightly spray nonstick spray.Chop your chocolate into small pieces easy for melting. 2. Gently warm the sweetened condensed milk in a heavy bottomed pot on the stove, medium low heat.  3. Add chocolate, and cayenne and stir well to combine over low heat. 4. Pour into pan and spread with spatula. Sprinkle salt on top. 5. Place 20 popsicle sticks into the chocolate mixture. Spacing evenly apart, about an inch. Cool in fridge for one hour. 6. Remove from fridge and pull out of pan with the overhanging parchment. Place
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Colossal Claus Cookies

Colossal Claus Cookies

This recipe is simply to die for. I was pregnant with my first child a few years ago and visiting a friend in Seattle. She had made cookies that were simply irresistible…granted I was 7 months pregnant, but I ate and ate and ate them while staying at her house. Then I couldn’t stop thinking about them. When I asked for the recipe she told me you just melt the butter in the cookie recipe. Genius. So I tried that hours after landing back home. I literally felt like I would not make it if I couldn’t get my hands
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Hot or Cold Broccolini Salad

Hot or Cold Broccolini Salad

I came up with this dish after visiting London this past summer. Almost everyday I would go to one of Ottolenghi’s shops for a quick lunch, long dinner, or just a quick snack. There are several throughout the city & there just always happened to be one close enough to pop in, it seemed like, where ever you were in the city. They have such simple, yet intricate dishes and are piled high as you walk in on big white dishes. You can sit down and eat or get a box for “take away” as they call it abroad. I
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New Year’s Gnocchi

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Gnocchi is one of my favorite dishes to prepare and of course to eat. It is a dish that requires you to go with your gut as it is hard to have an exact recipe. About 4 years ago we were preparing our black eyed peas for New Years and realized that we don’t really even like them that much! My Dad is allergic to peas, so we never embraced that tradition growing up. When I got married I decided I wanted to, and did each year…really only taking a few bites each time. So, about 4 years ago we
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Candy Cane Swirl Marshmallows

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I have had several requested for the Candy Cane Swirl marshmallow recipe. They are so pretty, especially this time of year and melt beautifully in a hot cup of cocoa. Serve to your loved ones & they will thank you for sharing Merry Christmas! 1. Bloom gelatin in a mixing bowl. To do this pour 1 cup plus 2 tbsp water in the mixing bowl, then sprinkle the 6 envelopes (or packets) on top of the water. Let “bloom” for 5-10 minutes. 2. In a heavy bottomed pot bring sugar, corn syrup, 1 cup water to 238 degrees on a
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Vanilla Bean Marshmallows

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1. Bloom gelatin in a mixing bowl. To do this pour 1 cup plus 2 tbsp water in the mixing bowl, then sprinkle the 6 envelopes (or packets) on top of the water. Let “bloom” for 5-10 minutes. 2. In a heavy bottomed pot bring sugar, corn syrup, 1 cup water to 238 degrees on a candy thermometer. 3. Add salt just before the temperature hits 238 degrees. 4. Pour hot syrup slowly in a thin stream into the running mixer with the gelatin. Pour in all of the syrup on low speed, and then add the vanilla. Once incorporated,
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Frosted Chewy Gingerbread Bars

Frosted Chewy Gingerbread Bars sharingthyme.com

I first discovered this recipe last year on Pinterest & the second I saw it, I knew I had to try it. I love all things gingerbread, pumpkin, and spice. I ended up changing the frosting from cream cheese to a regular vanilla. I like cream cheese frosting, but not on gingerbread…I prefer it to stay on pumpkin dishes and delectable cakes. I also like a very strong spicy gingerbread flavor, so I tweaked the recipe to make it more flavorful, in my opinion. These bars are a knock out and so yummy….especially this time of year! Enjoy! 1. Measure out
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