Pumpkin Pear Spice Muffins

I am thoroughly enjoying the fall produce I am finding at the local street markets and in our grocery stores. Winter squash, chestnuts, mushrooms, and greens of every description...

Pinzimonio

This is a wonderful appetizer or snack that is very popular in the fall here in Italy once the new olive oil has been harvested. It seems kind of...

Plum Candied Fruit Gelée

Here is yet another recipe variation for my new favorite candy. Although I really loved the Candied Peach Gelée I had made earlier, there are so many ways to...

Roasted Pumpkin & Pear Soup

I have always loved the foods of fall, but for some reason I am particularly enamored with chestnuts and pumpkins this year. I recently bought a gorgeous big pumpkin,...