Pumpkin Ale Beer Bread

This beer bread will make you feel like a baking expert! It's incredibly tender and soft. The pumpkin ale gives this beer bread a deep rich flavor that is perfect for fall! www.lemonsforlulu.com

This beer bread will make you feel like a baking expert!  It's incredibly tender and soft. The pumpkin ale gives this beer bread a deep rich flavor that is perfect for fall! I used to be convinced that you weren’t a “real” baker unless you mastered the art of baking bread.  I thought this way because of how often I heard the word “artisan” preceding the word bread.  That alone made me feel that bread baking was a real science or an … Continue reading →

Cinnamon Shortbread with Pumpkin Spice Glaze #loveyourcup

These cinnamon shortbread are perfect with coffee! The pumpkin spice drizzle makes them extra special. www.lemonsforlulu.com #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Sweet little shortbread cookies with BIG fall flavor!  Each bite is full of cinnamon and a spiced pumpkin glaze! Cinnamon shortbread cookies are coffee's best friend! I met one of my very best friends in our neighborhood.  I remember how we … Continue reading →

Turkey Melt with Caramelized Onions and Spicy Pumpkin Mayo {An Extraordin-Dairy Adventure I}

Turkey melt with caramelized onions and a spicy pumpkin mayo. www.lemonsforlulu.com

 This is not your ordinary turkey melt!  This sandwich is stuffed with smoked turkey, Muenster cheese, Caramelized onions and a spicy pumpkin mayo!  You may never have ordinary again!   Last week I had the opportunity of a lifetime.  Myself and eight other bloggers were treated to a dairy adventure sponsored by the American Dairy Association Mideast.  Our hosts from the Dairy Association were absolutely … Continue reading →

Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

Pumpkin and Black Bean Chili

My favorite thing to make when the weather starts to turn is chili!  Nothing says home cooking to me more than a big bowl of chili! My mom likes to tell me that when she was pregnant with me all she craved was chili.  This must be why this is one of my go to meals.  I love it plain, I love it Cincinnati style with beans and spaghetti, I love it full of meat and spice and I love it sweet and full of veggies! Just gimme the chili!   Actually … Continue reading →

Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream

  When I was young, I wanted to be Barbie.  I really did.  I wanted those long, flowing locks, that small waist and those feet in a perpetual high-heeled stance.  She had the coolest clothes, a camper, a jeep and a 3 story town home too!  She had a spunky sister named Skipper and Ken, the handsome surfer beau.  Her life was perfect. I did manage to accumulate lots of Barbie clothes.  I did not however have the camper, the jeep, the … Continue reading →

Pumpkin Toffee Cookies

Pumpkin Toffee Cookies

I've had a stressful week.  We have recently put our house on the market.  I cannot believe the emotional highs and lows you experience during this process!  You get so emotionally invested in every showing and equally invested when you go to look at houses! To calm myself, I baked.  I baked these pumpkin toffee cookies.  I was craving pumpkin, but I didn't want bread-which is my go to for a pumpkin fix!  No.  I wanted cookies, but I didn't … Continue reading →

Nutella Swirled Pumpkin Bars

Nutella Pumpkin Bars

  My 7 year old son asked for pumpkin pie recently.  He claims he loves pumpkin pie, although I'm not really sure he's ever had it.  Being the loving mom that I am agreed to make something with pumpkin, but not pie.  I do not like pumpkin pie.  I think it's too one dimensional or something.  Kind of bland, just not the kind of dessert that jumps up and grabs me.  But I do love pumpkin.  I sort of compromised and made pumpkin bars with … Continue reading →