Celebrate Halloween in style with a pitcher of Under the Scarlet Sea Bourbon Pomegranate Punch! The delicate flavors of Earl Grey tea infused bourbon, tart pomegranate, & sweet raspberry liquor come together in a disturbingly delicious large format cocktail, garnished with black tapioca pearl “caviar” for a creepy effect.
Layers of muddled fresh mint, juicy tart cranberries, and sparkling ginger beer make this Candied Cranberry Rye Whiskey Smash a lovely cocktail fit for any winter occasion or holiday party. Pair with some quality High West Double Rye! Whiskey for a truly delicious experience.
Full of warm spices, covered in rich maple glaze, and sprinkled with crushed candied pecans, these Brown Butter Pumpkin Cake Bites are a superbly delicious way to impress your guests this fall.
Stuffed with melty sharp cheddar and meant to be shared, these homemade Cheesy Pumpkin Beer Soft Pretzel Twists are a warm, crowd-pleasing snack that’s sure to be a hit at your next party or game day.
With bourbon, a rich homemade syrup, & muddled blood orange peel, this Cinnamon Spiced Old Fashioned cocktail will keep you (and your company) cozy on even the chilliest days this season.
Looking for a touch of the dramatic this October? Use these tips and tricks to put together a deceptively creepy Halloween Cheese Board, and impress your guests with a macabre twist on a crowd-pleasing classic.
Well, I’d hoped to have this post up before Thanksgiving, but regrettably time has gotten away from me. The move has completely thrown off my planned schedule, but the plus side is that all of that will be done with in about a week and half. Hopefully, you still find these fall event ideas and tips useful during this busy season, and perhaps the Simple Citrus Cider Cocktail will be a welcome relief after a busy day of Black Friday shopping!
Sometimes you need a dessert that impresses; one that looks like it came right out of a restaurant kitchen. Today’s dessert recipe is decadent, perfect for fall without being cliché, not terribly difficult, and best of all, naturally gluten-free – Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Crème Brulée. As I mentioned in my last post, pumpkin pie was one of my favorite desserts growing up, second only to death-by-chocolate cake. As an adult, it’s very hard for me to pass up crème brulée when it appears on a restaurant menu. For a long time, I think part of that was because it was something…Continue reading Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Crème Brulée | An Autumn Affair
I’m incredibly excited about today’s recipe. I spent a lot of time perfecting this one over the last couple of weeks. I tried various versions using different kinds of squash. I experimented with the cheese and pasta ratios. I even tried out different roasting methods. The end result is gooey and comforting like a decadent mac and cheese, but with the health bonuses of my favorite winter squash. Plus, there is bacon. Needless to say, I really love this recipe for Roasted Pumpkin Baked Pasta, and I hope you do too.
The second week of November has come up on us quickly, and it would be an understatement to say it’s merely been eventful. This time of year is one that craves comfort foods under normal circumstances. On top of an already busy and stressful time, I’ve been feeling under the weather this week and I need them now more than ever – maybe you feel the same. In that case, it seems all the more reason to share something hearty and beautiful that you can make and share with the people you care about: the first entree to appear on this site…Continue reading Apple and Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash | An Autumn Affair