Pumpkin Spice Martini


It’s orange, it’s boozy, and it’s kind of fantastic. What am I talking about? The pumpkin spice martini, from Allrecipes.com, that’s what. I served this martini to adventurous guests who attended our chili cook-off. Serve the martini in a small plastic cup. If you don’t, then you’ll need to double the recipe (or triple, or […]

Pumpkin Chili


I’m not going to lie: I wanted to win my own chili cook-off contest. To be honest, I’m not normally a very competitive person. I did, however, marry into an extremely competitive family. Maybe they are finally rubbing off on me. I knew that if I wanted to win this contest, I had to find […]